Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale

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Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale

Brazelton An instrument that measures various infant characteristics–eg,  temperament, social behavior, orienting responses to stimuli, responses to disturbing stimuli, state of arousal, and motor skills; unlike earlier neonatal testing devices, the 'Brazelton' recognizes the uniqueness of each child
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