Portuguese Version

Year:  1997  Vol. 63   Ed. 4 - ()

Relato de Casos

Pages: 368 to 372

Disorders of Communication in High-Risk Newborn Infants.

Author(s): Ivanira A. Tamashiro*,
Leandra T. Nascimento**,
Regina H. G. Martins***.

Keywords: neonatal high risk, comunication disorders

Neonatal high risk children present high incidence for communication disorders and delay development of language. The present study aimed to evaluate the incidence of communication disorders and long term follow up of neonatal high risk children. Twenty-one children were followed up to age of four years old and were evaluated for the development of linguistics aspects. The main high risk neonatal factors were: prematurity, mechanical ventilation, long time in the incubator and severe hypoxia. In 47,62% of the cases, the following communication disorder were found: articulation disorders (9,52%), simple (9,52%) and small and (14,29%) with delay development of language. The incidence of these disorders was greater among male children (57,14%).






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