Developmental delay timely identification and assessment.

@article{Poon2010DevelopmentalDT,
  title={Developmental delay timely identification and assessment.},
  author={J. K. L. Poon and Angela C Larosa and G. Shashidhar Pai},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={415-22}
}
This paper outlines the prevalence of developmental delay in children and discusses the recent literature regarding the benefits of early identification and evidence based strategies for developmental surveillance and screening. We describe a systematic approach to the child with developmental delay and the optimal methodology for arriving at the etiologic basis for the delay. A review of the most upto date and relevant literature was completed using Pub Med, online databases, and texts. The… CONTINUE READING