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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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According to American Academy of Pediatrics a neonate should manifest all of the following to be diagnosed to have perinatal asphyxia: Umbilical artery PH less than 7, low persistence apgar score for more than five minutes, multi organ failure and abnormal neurological findings on clinical examination like hypotonia and fits9.
The mortality rate was shown to increase with low birth weight, one minute Apgar score < 7, and pulmonary hemorrhage.
For the criterion validation, the total scores of the instruments administered by BU were compared with the presence of the associated diagnoses, that is, Zung's depression in patients who were diagnosed with depression in consultation, Zung's anxiety with the presence or absence of anxiety of the students taken care of, and Family Apgar among students diagnosed with family problems (See Table 7).
331) did not have a remarkable effect on Apgar scores on 1st minute (Table-IV).
Regarding APGAR score, 34 (68%) babies were having score greater than 7, 8 (16%) were having less than 7 and 8 (16%) were having 0 score.
Os indicadores de riscos mais frequentes observados foram hiperbilirrubinemia, infeccao congenita, boletim de Apgar de 0 a 4 no 1 minuto, peso ao nascimento inferior a 1.
In the current study, no differences were found between groups according to the mean Apgar scores at the first and fifth minutes.
There were, however, significant associations between prenatal antidepressant exposure and gestational age, preterm delivery lower birth weight, and lower Apgar scores.
These episodes occurred in babies of relatively low birth weight and recovery was recorded by the Apgar score at 5 minutes.
Los desenlaces primarios a evaluar fueron los valores de prevalencia de APGAR bajo a los minutos 1, 5 y 10 y los valores de APGAR severo a los minutos 1, 5 y 10.
These are scored on the Apgar scale - named after Dr Virginia Apgar, who devised it, to determine whether your baby needs immediate special attention.
Yenidoganlarin dogum agirligi, cinsiyeti, birinci ve besinci dakika APGAR skorlari, perinatal hastalik sonuclari, erken ve gec yenidogan kayip ve nedenleri arastirildi.