Flashcards in development Deck (53)
How much of birthweight does a newborn lose and when is it regained?
Average loss of 10% and should regain by 3rd week
When does birthweight double?
What is the average height of a newborn?
When does birth length double? When does it triple?
What happens to birth length by age 1?
Goes up by 50%
What is the average head circumference of a full term newborn?
What is the normal growth of head circumference for the first 12 months ?
1 cm per month until 6 months old
1/2 cm per month until 12 months old
What is macrocephaly?
Head at 98th% - considered normal
What is hydrocephaly?
Large head since birth with signs of neurological problem
What is the definition of microcephaly?
>3 standard deviations below the mean
What are 4 major organic causes of failure to thrive?
Chronic renal failure
What is the appropriate growth per year in children over age 1?
What are the 3 most common causes of intellectual disability?
Fetal alcohol syndrome
Fragile x syndrome
What are the IQ scores in patients with severe intellectual disability?
What are the IQ scores for mild and moderate intellectual disability?
What is the condition in which a child has normal development until age 1 and then regresses?
Up until what age is it normal for a child to have difficulty pronouncing certain consonants?
What should you do for an 18 month old with language delay?
Hearing test then referral to speech
Up until what age is letter reversal normal?
When should a child know how to read simple words?
End of first grade
What two types of medications can alter school performance ?
What should you consider in a patient with normal IQ but below normal scores on achievement testing?
Specific learning disability
What should be the first consideration in a patient with poor school performance?
Medical conditions or emotional issues
An infant is cooing and lifts head and shoulders off bed...how old is he?
When should head lag disappear?
When does Moro reflex disappear?
A child can roll from prone to supine and laughs, how old is he?
A child turns directly to a voice and rolls both directions, how old is he?
A child responds to his name and plays peek a boo, how old is he?