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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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* Similar study by Singh A et al showed that mean APGAR at 1 min among spontaneous labour was 7.68 [+ or -] 2.5 and induced was 8.42 [+ or -] 2.15.
Apgar score was found between 3 and 6 at 3 minutes in most of the study cases (67.5%) and still at 5 minutes Apgar score was low (up to 6) in a significant cases of abruption (42.5%) compared to controls (2.5%) as compared to study of Naseer et al 8% has 7 in 5 minute23.
Prediction of Outcome After Emergency High-Risk Intra-abdominal Surgery Using the Surgical Apgar Score.
In this study, perinatal outcomes were not statistically significant among women who underwent Category-1 primary Em-CS compared to other causes (Non-Category-1 CS), except for APGAR score at one minute.
Proximal risk factors were low birth weight, which is intimately associated with prematurity and a low Apgar score in the first minute of life, which in turn is related to quality of care during labor and birth.
La media de Apgar a los 5 minutos es mayor que al minuto de nacer, tanto para el total de RN, como para cada uno de los subgrupos.
Eventually, in 1949, Apgar came up with a series of quick tests to determine the health of a baby to be administered by the doctor moments after birth.
The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of abnormal CTG pattern in late antenatal period and labour on the obstetrical and neonatal outcomes in terms of mode of delivery and Apgar score of baby.
Each factor was then weighted according to the participant's perceived importance on a four-point scale (very important = 4, important = 3, unimportant = 2, very unimportant = 1), as outlined in the following algorithm: Advantage/challenge score x Importance score = Community Apgar Score.
Apgar scores were normal despite a shoulder injury.