Apgar score


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Apgar score

[′ap·gär ‚skȯr]
(medicine)
An index used to evaluate a newborn infant's physical condition based on a rating of 0-2 for each of five criteria: heart rate, respiratory effort, muscle tone, response to stimulation, and skin color.
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Using the definition combining need for BMV, Apgar score <7 at 5 minutes and base deficit >12 mmol/L (representing a truer reflection of intrapartum asphyxia) the incidence was 8.
4) described small and sick babies (1st-min Apgar score of 2 and 5th-min score of 7, a mean gestational age of 26 weeks, and presence of severe respiratory distress) as those for whom the use of prophylactic CPAP is least possible.
In the bivariate probit analysis, we observe an unexpectedly positive and significant result for APGAR score <7 at 5 minutes, and an unexpectedly dramatic difference in VBAC rates.
80) * Results adjusted for birth weight, teenage mother, sex, SNAP-II score group, Apgar score at 5 minutes, chorioamnionitis, outborn status, completed antenatal steroids, small for gestational age and Caesarean birth.
There was no statistically significant difference in terms of apgar score in the fifth minute, rates of stay in the intensive care unit, NEC, sepsis, meningitis and ICB rates (p>0.
It is not the Apgar score in itself that leads to lower cognitive abilities, Dr.
Consequently, with Apgar scores of 6 at one minute after delivery and 8 five minutes after delivery, as well as the fact that the infant was transferred to the Newborn Nursery without any cause for concern, all contributed to cause the court to affirm the judgment of the ALJ.
This study was a Randomized controlled trial research design aimed at comparing the effect of spontaneous pushing versus directed pushing in the second stage of the labor with respect to the duration of the second stage of labor, mode of delivery and Apgar score.
Babies born at home had elevated odds of having a low five-minute Apgar score (1.
and controls * Positive PCR Characteristics result, n = 12 Sex, M/F 8 (67)/4 (33) Gestational age at birth, wk, median (range) 27 (24-36) Weight <10th percentile 4 (33) Height <10th percentile 3 (25) Primary adaptation First Apgar score (1 min), median (range) 2.
On Day 1, readers learn about the Apgar score, used to evaluate a newborn's health.