Qualitative and Quantitative Crying Analysis of New Born Babies Delivered Under High Risk Gestation
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High risk newborns present high irritability and poor physiological stability among other abnormalities. Two months old infants do not have phonatory control due to neurological immaturity at early age. While age increases, expiration capacity increases too, being reflected in lasting length. Crying qualitative description is complementary to quantitative analysis. The aim of this study is the qualitative and quantitative description from the spectral analysis of crying in infants considered as infants of high neonatal risk. In this paper we will present some qualitative characteristics obtained from crying analysis and how we think qualitative analysis could be considered as an early diagnostic tool by relating its results to the baby´s neurophysiologic state.
KeywordsInfant Cry Analysis Qualitative Crying Description Parametric Cry Representation High Risk New Born Cry
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