A Moro reflex is the single best assessment of neurologic ability in a newborn. Unit protocols…

A Moro reflex is the single best assessment
of neurologic ability in a newborn. Unit protocols should specify what action
for eliciting a Moro reflex in Beth?

a. Turn her onto her abdomen and see if she
can turn her head.

b. Make a sharp noise, such as clapping your
hands.

c. Lift her head while she is supine and
allow it to fall back 1 in.

d. Gently shake Beth’s bassinette until she
responds by flailing out her arms.