About Shailesh Gophane
DCH from J.J. Hospital, Mumbai and DNB from Port Trust Hospital Mumbai.“ This is a series of Notes for dnb pediatrics theory exams. Definitely they are not the alternative to reading Nelson's thoroughly, but these notes will prove helpful during final days of revision and may be helpful to overcome any loopholes if you are not having enough time to cover whole system. " December 2015 had 6 repeat questions from these notes.
What are various postural reflexes and what is their clinical significance ?
Postural reflexes represent complex motor responses to a plurality of afferences such as the joints, the tendons, the muscles, the skin, the inner organs, telereceptors (eye) and otoreceptors (ear), and of course the labyrinth.
They are characterized by a certain stereotyped posture of the trunk, head, and extremities (i.e., the entire body), when the examiner attempts a strictly defined sudden change of position .