Neural Exam - 3 month - hand movements

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This infant is almost 3 months old.
  • The hand is now held in a more open position.
  • The infant will hold on to an object when placed in his hand but will not yet reach for the object.
  • At this age, the infant may start to bat at objects.
  • He also watches his hands.

3 Months Neural Exam Movies: normal behaviour | cranial nerves | Tone - head and trunk control | upper extremity‎ | hand movements | lower extremity Positions - supine | prone | ventral suspension | vertical suspension | Reflexes - Deep tendon reflexes | Plantar reflex‎ | Root | Moro | Galant | Grasp | Asymmetric tonic neck‎ | Neural Exam Movies | Neonatal Diagnosis
Movie Source - Paul D. Larsen  
Movies from the PediNeuroLogic Exam website are used by permission of Paul D. Larsen, M.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center and Suzanne S. Stensaas, Ph.D., University of Utah School of Medicine. Additional materials were drawn from resources provided by Alejandro Stern, Stern Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Kathleen Digre, M.D., University of Utah; and Daniel Jacobson, M.D., Marshfield Clinic, Wisconsin. The movies are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical-ShareAlike 2.5 License.
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Cite this page: Hill, M.A. 2017 Embryology Neural Exam - 3 month - hand movements. Retrieved September 26, 2017, from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/Neural_Exam_-_3_month_-_hand_movements

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