Thomas B Brazelton

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The procedures for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale includes a brief background, description of the examination, key concepts, a summary of the procedures, and order of administration of the items described in "packages," information about the testing kit, scoring issues, and summary scores. This is followed by presentation of(More)
OBJECTIVES To document the clinical and neurodevelopmental profiles of a cohort of patients with neonatal-onset propionic acidemia and to determine the efficacy of current therapy with respect to outcome. METHOD The clinical, neurologic, and developmental status of six patients was prospectively evaluated during a 15-month period. Previous clinical and(More)
BACKGROUND Previous literature suggests an association between organochlorines and behavioral measures in childhood, including inattention. OBJECTIVE This study was designed to assess whether prenatal organochlorine exposure is associated with measures of attention in early infancy. METHODS We investigated an association between cord serum(More)
OBJECTIVES First, to define the relationships between critical opening and closing pressures and oxygenating efficiency, and second, to address whether respiratory inductive plethysmography (RIP) could be used to monitor changes in thoracic volume that follow changes in mean airway pressure during high- frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV). DESIGN(More)
The purpose of this study was to quantify social interaction rhythms in 3- and 5-month-old term and preterm infants and their mothers. Infant-mother dyads were videotaped in a 3-min face-to-face paradigm. For each second of the interaction, separate scores were assigned to infant and mother indicating levels of affective involvement, creating 2 180-sec time(More)
Contemporary toilet training derives from two accepted models: child-oriented gradual training and structured-behavioral, endpointoriented training. The former approach views toilet training as a process by which a parent systematically responds to a child’s signals of toilet “readiness,” whereas the latter views toilet training as a process of eliciting a(More)