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A simple method of assessment of gestational age in newborn infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7054757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A simple method of assessment of gestational age based on only four characteristics, namely, the anterior vascular capsule of the lens, plantar creases, breast nodule, and ear firmness, is presented. Critical evaluation by appropriate statistical analyses has shown this to be a useful method of practical value with 95% confidence limits of 11 days. It is applicable to newborn infants, including sick babies, at any time within the first 2 days of life.
I Narayanan; K Dua; V V Gujral; D K Mehta; M Mathew; A K Prabhakar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0031-4005     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatrics     Publication Date:  1982 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-03-13     Completed Date:  1982-03-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376422     Medline TA:  Pediatrics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  27-32     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Breast / growth & development
Ear, External / growth & development
Foot / anatomy & histology
Gestational Age*
Infant, Newborn*
Lens, Crystalline / blood supply
Skin / anatomy & histology

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