Dubowitz score

Du·bo·witz score

(dū'bō-wits),
a method of clinical assessment of gestational age in the newborn that includes neurologic criteria for the infant's maturity and other physical criteria to determine the gestational age of the infant; useful from birth to 5 days of life.
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Du·bo·witz score

(dū'bŏ-wits skōr)
A method of clinical assessment of gestational age in the newborn that includes neurologic criteria for the infant's maturity and other physical criteria to determine the gestational age of the infant; useful from birth to 5 days of life.
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Dubowitz tool

, Dubowitz score (doo′bŏ-wĭts)
[Lilly and Victor Dubowitz, contemporary South African physicians]
A method of estimating the gestational age of an infant based on 21 strictly defined physical and neurological signs. This method provides the correct gestational age ±2 weeks in 95% of infants.
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Dubowitz,

Victor, South African-English pediatrician, 1931–.
Dubowitz score - a method of clinical assessment of gestational age in the newborn.
Dubowitz syndrome - congenital dwarfism.
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They also conducted serial blinded neurologic examinations using a modified Dubowitz score at 6 hours and 30 hours.
Potential subjects had to meet the following selection criteria: birth weight between 2,500 and 4,500 grams, systolic blood pressure greater than 40 mmHg, 1-minute and 5-minute Apgar scores greater than 7, gestational age by Dubowitz score of 38 to 42 weeks, no physical abnormalities, and age at the time of circumcision of at least 24 hours.
Confirmatory Dubowitz scores and delivery outcomes were obtained from hospital records for 140 cases.