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Which of the following would she identify as normal? Is nurse Lorna assessing infantile reflexes in a 9-month-old baby?



A. Persistent rooting
B. Bilateral parachute
C. Absent moro reflex
D. Unilateral grasp

This question is part of Pediatric Nursing | Neurologic & Cognitive Disorders NCLEX Quiz 10
Asked by Santepro, Last updated: Sep 08, 2020

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Answered Sep 21, 2017

Bilateral parachute

The parachute reflex appears to about 9 months of age is normal.Option A. C. and D: All of the following are considered abnormal when evaluating infantile reflexes: reflexes that persist after they should have disappeared (rooting). reflexes are absent when they should be present (Moro). and reflexes that are unilateral (grasp).
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