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Published Date16 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Developmental care is an approach to individualise care of infants to maximise neurological development and reduce long-term cognitive and behavioural problems.

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is the preferred term for the disease previously referred to as congenital dislocation of the hip since it recognises that presentation can follow a normal examination of the hips in the newborn period.... Read more...

Published Date14 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Poor maternal glycaemic control during embryogenesis can result in a four- to eight-fold increase in congenital malformations including:

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Published Date14 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Down syndrome was first described by Dr John Langdon Down in 1886. Despite the availability of improved antenatal diagnosis, the incidence of Down syndrome remains at around 1 in 1,100 births.

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

A dysmorphology assessment of a newborn focuses on aspects of history, physical examination and investigations that may lead to a syndrome diagnosis.

This assessment should be carried out on a child with any of the following:

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