What data are collected about perinatal history and development during a history and Mental Status Examination (MSE)?

Updated: Sep 24, 2020
  • Author: Jeffrey S Forrest, MD; Chief Editor: David Bienenfeld, MD  more...
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Record any relevant perinatal and developmental history. Ask if the patient was born prematurely. Ask about any complications associated with their birth. Ask if they were told how old they were when they spoke their first word or took their first step.


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