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What is the definition or description of: developmental testing?

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Dr. Jeffrey Ng
Family Medicine 32 years experience
See below: Your child’s growth and development are kept track of through a partnership between you and your doc. At each well-child visit the doctor looks for developmental delays or problems and talks with you about any concerns you might have. This is called developmental monitoring (or surveillance). Any problems noticed during developmental monitoring should be followed-up with developmental testing.
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