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Dubowitz Assessment

dubowitz

01

The score proposed by Dubowitz et al assesses an infant for the apparent gestational age by considering both neurologic and external signs of development

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotes
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
interview_ageIntegerRequiredAge in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging.0 :: 1260Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
genderString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Female
dubowitz_neuroIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Neurological Signs0::5
dubowitz_postureIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Posture0::40 = Wrists, arms, hips, and legs straight; 1 = Wrists bent and legs slightly bent; 2 = Elbows, hips, and legs bent but do not reach 90 degrees; 3 = Elbows, hips, and legs bent to 90 degrees; 4 = Elbow and legs drawn close to body
dubowitz_wristIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Square Window (Wrist)0::40 = 90 degrees; 1 = 60 degrees; 2 = 45 degrees; 3 = 30 degrees; 4 = 0 degrees
dubowitz_ankleIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Ankle Dorsiflexion0::40 = 90 degrees; 1 = 75 degrees; 2 = 45 degrees; 3 = 30 degrees; 4 = 0 degrees
dubowitz_armIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Arm Recoil0::20 = 180 degrees; 1 = 90-180 degrees; 2 = Less than 90 degrees
dubowitz_legIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Leg Recoil0::20 = 180 degrees; 1 = 90-180 degrees; 2 = Less than 90 degrees
dubowitz_poplitealIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Popliteal Angle0::50 = 180 degrees; 1 = 160 degrees; 2 = 130 degrees; 3 = 110 degrees; 4 = 90 degrees; 5 = Less than 90 degrees
dubowitz_heel_earIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Heel to Ear0::40 = Leg straight, toes reach ear; 1 = Legs straight, toes reach chin; 2 = Knee slightly bent, heel reaches 140 degrees from prone; 3 = Knee bent, heel reaches 120 degrees from prone; 4 = Knee bent to 90 degrees, heel reaches 90 degrees from prone
dubowitz_scarfIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Scarf Sign0::30 = Elbow to opposite axillary line; 1 = Elbow to opposite midclavicular line; 2 = Elbow to midline; 3 = Axillary line
dubowitz_headIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Head Lag0::30 = Head lags without forward movement at 90 degrees to body axis; 1 = Head slightly forward but does not reach body axis; 2 = Head in line with body axis; 3 = Head bent forward beyond body axis
dubowitz_ventralIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Ventral Suspension0::50 = Head droops down and back greatly arched, arms and legs straight; 1 = Head slightly raised and back less curved; 2 = Head raised but not to body axis, back slightly curved; 3 = Head in line with body axis, back straight; 4 = Head raised above body axis, back straight
dubowitz_edemaIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Edema0::20 = Obvious edema of hands and feet pitting over tibia; 1 = No obvious edema of hands and feet pitting over tibia; 2 = No edema
dubowitz_skin_textureIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Skin Texture0::40 = Very thin, gelatinous; 1 = Thin and smooth; 2 = Smooth, medium thickness, rash or superficial peeling; 3 = Slight thickening, superficial cracking, and peeling especially of hands and feet; 4 = Thick and parchment-like superficial or deep cracking
dubowitz_skin_colorIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Skin Color0::30 = Dark red; 1 = Uniformly pink; 2 = Pale pink, variable over body; 3 = Pale, only pink over ears lips palms or soles
dubowitz_skin_opacityIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Skin Opacity0::40 = Numerous veins/venules seen especially over abdomen; 1 = Veins and tibutaries seen; 2 = Few large vessels seen over the abdomen; 3 = Few large vessels indistinctly over the abdomen; 4 = No blood vessels seen
dubowitz_skin_lanugoIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Lanugo0::40 = None; 1 = Abundant, long and thick over whole back; 2 = Hair thinning especially over lower back; 3 = Small amount of lanugo and bald areas; 4 = At least half of back devoid of lanugo
dubowitz_plantarIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Plantar Creases0::40 = No skin creases; 1 = Faint red marks over anterior half of sole; 2 = Definite red marks over more than anterior 1/3; 2 = Indentations over more than anterior 1/3; 4 = Definite deep indentations over more than anterior 1/3
dubowitz_nippleIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Nipple Formation0::30 = Nipple barely visible, no areola; 1 = Nipple well defined and areola smooth and flat; 2 = Areola stippled edge, not raised; 3 = Areola stippled edge, raised diameter
dubowitz_breastIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Breast Size0::30 = No breast tissue palpable; 1 = Breast tissue more than half cm diameter; 2 = Breast tissue 1/2 to 1 cm; 3 = Breast tissue greater than 1 cm
dubowitz_ear_formIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Ear Form0::30 = Pinna flat and shapeless; 1 = Incurving of part of edge of pinna; 2 = Partial incurving whole of upper pinna; 3 = Well-defined incurving of whole of upper pinna
dubowitz_ear_firmnessIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Ear Firmness0::30 = Pinna soft easily folded no recoil; 1 = Pinna soft easily folded slow recoil; 2 = Cartilage to edge of pinna but soft in places, ready recoil; 3 = Pinna firm cartilage to edge instant recoil
dubowitz_genitals_fIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Genitals Female0::20 = Labia majora widely separated, labia minora protruding; 1 = Labia majora almost cover labia minora; 2 = Labia majora completely cover labia minora
dubowitz_genitals_mIntegerRecommendedDubowitz Score - Genitals Male0::20 = Neither testis in scrotum; 1 = At least one testis high in scrotum; 2 = At least one testis right down
dubowitz_sumIntegerRequiredDubowitz Score - Total0 :: 72
info_gestString50RecommendedNo. Weeks Gestation (G.A.)
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