Identifying Infants and Young Children With Developmental Disorders in the Medical Home: An Algorithm for Developmental Surveillance and Screening

  title={Identifying Infants and Young Children With Developmental Disorders in the Medical Home: An Algorithm for Developmental Surveillance and Screening},
  author={John C. Duby and Paul H. Lipkin and Michelle M. Macias and Lynn Mowbray Wegner and Paula M. Duncan and Joseph F. Hagan and W. Carl Cooley and Nancy L. Swigonski and Paul G. Biondich and Donald J. Lollar and Jill Ackermann and Amy Brin and Mary Crane and Amy Gibson and Stephanie Mucha Skipper and Darcy Steinberg-Hastings and Melissa Capers},
  pages={405 - 420}
Early identification of developmental disorders is critical to the well-being of children and their families. It is an integral function of the primary care medical home and an appropriate responsibility of all pediatric health care professionals. This statement provides an algorithm as a strategy to support health care professionals in developing a pattern and practice for addressing developmental concerns in children from birth through 3 years of age. The authors recommend that developmental… 

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