OCTOBER 2011: Predictive validity of Prechtl’s Method on the Qualitative Assessment of General Movements

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The aim of this systematic review was to examine the evidence for the predictive validity of Prechtl’s Method on the Qualitative Assessment of General Movements (GMsA) with respect to neurodevelopmental outcomes. This paper: ‘Predictive validity of Prechtl’s Method on the Qualitative Assessment of General Movements: a systematic review of the evidence’ authored by Vasiliki Darsaklis, Laurie M Snider, Annette Majnemer, Barbara Mazer, published in the October issue of Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, is discussed by Dr Peter Baxter, Editor in Chief of the journal, and two of the authors, Vasiliki Darsaklis (Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR), School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada) and Laurie M Snider (School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, and CRIR, Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada).

Read the paper: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1469-8749.2011.04017.x/abstract