Accuracy of two motor assessments during the first year of life in preterm infants for predicting motor outcome at preschool age

Alicia Jane Spittle, Katherine J Lee, Megan Mary Spencer-Smith, Lucy E Lorefice, Peter J. Anderson, Lex W Doyle

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Aim: The primary aim of this study was to investigate the accuracy of the Alberta Infant Motor Scale (AIMS) and Neuro-Sensory Motor Developmental Assessment (NSMDA) over the first year of life for predicting motor impairment at 4 years in preterm children. The secondary aims were to assess the predictive value of serial assessments over the first year and when using a combination of these two assessment tools in follow-up. Method: Children born
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere0125854
Number of pages15
JournalPLoS ONE
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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