Neuromuscular System

Expected findings:
  • Maintains position of flexion
  • When prone, turns head side to side
  • Holds head and back in horizontal plane when held prone
  • Ability to hold head momentarily erect
Signs of potential distress or deviations from expected findings:
  • Hypotonia
  • Quivering
  • Limp extremities or straightening of extremities
  • Clonic jerking
  • Paralysis