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Early neurodevelopmental assessments for predicting long-term outcomes in infants at high risk of cerebral palsy

JAMA Network Open

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JAMA Network

About The Study: The results of this study support the potential to identify cerebral palsy and its severity as early as corrected age 3 to 4 months through early neurodevelopmental assessments, but the role of these tests is limited in identifying cognitive and neurodevelopmental impairments. 

Authors: Abdul Razak, M.D., of Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, is the corresponding author. 

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Media advisory: This study is being released to coincide with presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting.

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