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Suivi neurodéveloppemental de l'enfant né prématuré dans l'Arc lémanique

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Bickle Graz, M
Cevey-Macherel, M
Forcada-Guex, M
Truttmann, A
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2011, vol. 7, no. 283, p. 437-8,440-1
Abstract Preterm children born before 32 weeks of gestation represent 1% of the annual births in Switzerland, and are the most at risk of neurodevelopmental disabilities. A neurological surveillance is thus implemented in the neonatal units, and multidisciplinary neurodevelopmental follow-up is offered to all our preterm patients. The follow-up clinics of the University hospitals in Lausanne and Geneva follow the Swiss guidelines for follow-up. An extended history and neurological examination is taken at each appointment, and a standardized test of development is performed. These examinations, which take place between the ages of 3 months and 9 years old, allow the early identification and treatment of developmental disorders frequent in this population, such as motor, cognitive or behavioral disorders, as well as the monitoring of the quality of neonatal care.
Keywords ChildChild, PreschoolDevelopmental Disabilities/diagnosis/epidemiologyFollow-Up StudiesGestational AgeHumansInfant, NewbornInfant, PrematureIntensive Care Units, Neonatal/statistics & numerical dataNeuropsychological TestsPopulation SurveillanceSeverity of Illness IndexSwitzerland/epidemiology
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PMID: 21452511
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BICKLE GRAZ, M et al. Suivi neurodéveloppemental de l'enfant né prématuré dans l'Arc lémanique. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2011, vol. 7, n° 283, p. 437-8,440-1. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:25713

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