Arousal, Attention, and Neurobehavioral Assessment in the Neonatal Period: Implications for Intervention and Policy

@inproceedings{Gardner2006ArousalAA,
  title={Arousal, Attention, and Neurobehavioral Assessment in the Neonatal Period: Implications for Intervention and Policy},
  author={Judith M. Gardner and Bernard Z. Karmel and Robert L. Freedland and Elizabeth M. Lennon and Michael John Flory and Inna Miroshnichenko and Ha Thi Thu Phan and Martin Diggelmann and Anantham Harin},
  year={2006}
}
Neonatal assessments should provide valid estimates of behavior and neurological status, reflect recovery from acute effects, predict subsequent outcome, and point to specific intervention strategies for any problems noted. The authors report relations among measures designed to evaluate early behavioral capabilities and dysfunctions in areas frequently disrupted by central nervous system (CNS) injury that involve arousal-modulated attention and elicited and spontaneous movements, to each other… CONTINUE READING