A rational approach to the medical evaluation of a child with developmental delay

Roberts, Gehan; Palfrey, Judith; Bridgemohan, Carolyn
March 2004
Contemporary Pediatrics;Mar2004, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p76
Offers guidance for the primary care pediatrician on medical evaluation of a child with developmental delay. Estimated prevalence of mental retardation in children; Evolution of medical investigations on mental retardation; Cause of developmental delay; List of laboratory tests needed in the diagnosis of developmental delay. INSETS: KEY POINTS;Three developmental delays defined.


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