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Heineman, Kirsten R.; La Bastide-Van Gemert, Sacha; Fidler, Vaclav; Middelburg, Karin J.; Bos, Arend F.; Hadders-Algra, Mijna – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2010
Aim: The Infant Motor Profile (IMP) is a qualitative assessment of motor behaviour of infants aged 3 to 18 months. The aim of this study was to investigate construct validity of the IMP through the relation of IMP scores with prenatal, perinatal, and neonatal variables, including the presence of brain pathology indicated by neonatal ultrasound…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Construct Validity, Premature Infants, Pathology
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Sostek, Anita Miller; And Others – Child Development, 1987
This study examined developmental outcome at 1 and 2 years in relation to the presence and severity of neonatal intraventricular hemorrhage. Intraventricular hemorrhage related to Bayley mental and motor scores and neurologic ratings at 1 year but not at 2 years. Significant associations were found between the 1- and 2-year measures but not…
Descriptors: Birth Weight, Child Development, Developmental Disabilities, Followup Studies
Smith, Timothy B.; Boyce, Glenna C. – 1993
This paper presents results of a preliminary study which evaluated medical birth data as potential predictors of developmental outcome, and developed and tested an instrument designed for this purpose. Forty low birthweight children, all of whom had experienced neonatal intraventricular hemorrhage, were evaluated at school age (66 months) on the…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Biological Influences, Child Development, Disabilities
National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD. – 1983
Providing several examples of current research efforts, this report describes the research on maternal and child health supported by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). The Institute conducts a coordinated program of research and research training to advance knowledge related to pregnancy and maternal health,…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Federal Programs, Health, High Risk Persons
Wang, Liya – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study examined the association between Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) application and healthcare quality in pediatric patients at hospital level. This was a retrospective study among 1,428 hospitals with pediatric setting in Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Kid's Inpatient Database (KID) and Health Information and…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Records (Forms), Physicians, Health Services
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Office of Technology Assessment. – 1987
After a brief introduction delineating the scope of the case study, chapter 1 summarizes findings and conclusions about the costs and effectiveness of neonatal intensive care in the United States. Chapter 2 inventories the national supply of neonatal intensive care units and describes recent trends in use and costs. Chapter 3 reviews mortality and…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Bias, Birth Weight, Costs
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McNab, Theresa C.; Blackman, James A. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 1998
Provides early-intervention professionals with a basic familiarity and understanding of some of the newest technologies employed in the neonatal intensive care units for neonates with respiratory distress syndrome, persistent fetal circulation, retinopathy of prematurity, intraventricular hemorrhage, and periventricular leukomalacia. Early…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Birth Weight, Disabilities, Early Intervention
Friedman, Sarah L., Ed.; Sigman, Marian D., Ed. – 1992
This book addresses the critical issues, as well as contemporary approaches, used to deal with the developmental, social, intellectual, and coping problems of low-birthweight infants and their families. Following an introduction by I. E. Sigel, the chapters are: (1) "Past, Present, and Future Directions in Research on the Development of…
Descriptors: Birth Weight, Child Behavior, Child Health, Cognitive Development