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Assessing Newborn Primitive Reflexes

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Nina Gold MD


Quick Concepts are short videos that describe a key physiological or theoretical concept, or demonstrate a brief procedure. In this video, the viewer will learn to assess three primitive reflexes in a newborn as part of a comprehensive newborn neurologic exam: the Moro reflex, the palmar grasp reflex, and the rooting reflex. 

Initial publication: July 11, 2018. 

Topics: Neonatology Neurology