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Newborn Care Series: Newborn Physical Exam

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Global Health Media Project


This film demonstrates a newborn physical exam. It shows 3 parts: observation, vital signs, and the head-to-toe exam. It also shows normal variations and abnormal findings.

The mission of Global Health Media Project is to improve health care and health outcomes in resource-poor areas by creating high-quality, practical teaching videos that 'bring to life' basic health care information known to save lives. These videos reflect best practices in low-resource settings and are targeted towards health care workers who regularly practice in these settings or those clinicians with special interest in global health. For more information and resources, and to download the above material, please visit

Last reviewed: April 12, 2017. 

Topics: Global Health