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New Ballard score

New Ballard Score is used for gestational age assessment in the newborn infant.


New Ballard Score
Enter the following data
Gender of baby
Neuromuscular Maturity   Score
Posture
Square window (wrist)
Arm recoil
Popliteal angle
Scarf sign
Heel to ear
Physical Maturity Score
Skin
Lanugo
Plantar surface
Breast
Eye and ear
Genitals (Males)
Genitals (Females)
Results
New Ballard score
Estimated maturity
weeks
Automatic recalculation 



References:

  • Ballard JL Khoury JC et al. New Ballard Score expanded to include extremely premature infants. J Pediatr. 1991; 119: 417-423.
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