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Assessment of gestational age—new Ballard score.

Assessment of gestational age—new Ballard score.
Assessment of gestational age—new Ballard score.

Scores from neuromuscular and physical domains are added to obtain total score. (Adapted from Ballard JL, Khoury JC, Wedig K, et al: New Ballard score, expanded to include extremely premature infants. The Journal of Pediatrics 119(3):417–423, 1991; used with permission of the CV Mosby Company.)