PMID: 41766Sep 1, 1979

Birth weight, gestational age and other indices of fetal maturity

International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
S Pachauri, S M Marwah


A number of indices for evaluating the maturity of the newborn were studied. Indices of anthropometric, anatomic, reflex and physiologic development were examined to evaluate their association with birth weight and gestational age; the validity of these diagnostic indices is discussed. Studies are recommended to establish a maturity score to identify high-risk infants at birth.


Feb 1, 1970·Indian Journal of Pediatrics·S Pachauri, S M Marwah
Jun 1, 1968·Archives of Disease in Childhood·V Farr
Aug 1, 1966·American Journal of Public Health and the Nation's Health·J R AbernathyJ F Donnelly

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