Poster Session  |   July 2015
Heading in the Right Direction: Understanding Head Turn Preference in the Preterm Infant
Author Affiliations
  • Washington University in St. Louis
Article Information
Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   July 2015
Heading in the Right Direction: Understanding Head Turn Preference in the Preterm Infant
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911505115p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO4054
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911505115p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO4054
Abstract

Date Presented 4/17/2015

Head turn preference in the preterm infant is not associated with medical factors in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU); however, it is associated with early neurobehavior and asymmetric movement patterns, and it is also a marker for adverse developmental outcome at age 2 yr.