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After teaching themother about the neonates positive Babinskis reflex, the nurse determinesthat the mother understands the instructions when she says that a positiveBabinskis reflex indicates which of the following?



A. Possible spinal cord defect.
B. Immaturity of the central nervous system.
C. Possible partial paralysis.
D. Injury to the nerves innervating the legs.

This question is part of Nursing Evaluation 2011 Test 01
Asked by Kemaru, Last updated: Jul 01, 2020

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Answered Jun 02, 2018

Immaturity of the central nervous system.

A positive Babinskis reflex in a neonate is a normal finding demonstrating the maturity of the central nervous system in corticospinal pathways.
 

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