1. Conduct comprehensive developmental screenings at every well-child visit, including assessments of cognitive, motor and social skills.
2. Integrate into practice informational resources outlining state mandates for screenings and evaluations of developmental delays.
3. Develop strategies for screening issues not addressed by common tools such as the Denver-II.
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Thomas G. Irons, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, The Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
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