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14616224-Newborn-Pa

14616224-Newborn-Pa

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Published by: marie on May 11, 2010
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Physical Examination andPhysical Examination and Assessment AssessmentOf The NewbornOf The Newborn
 
 APGAR SCORING SYSTEM APGAR SCORING SYSTEM
Developed in 1950sDeveloped in 1950s
CardiopulmonaryCardiopulmonarystatusstatus
Dr. Virginia ApgarDr. Virginia Apgar
1 minute after birth1 minute after birth
5 minutes after birth5 minutes after birth
5 parameters5 parameters
 A = Appearance (skin A = Appearance (skincolor)color)
P = Pulse (heart rate)P = Pulse (heart rate)
G = Grimace (reflex G = Grimace (reflex irritability)irritability)
 A = Activity (muscle A = Activity (muscletone)tone)
R= RespirationR= Respiration
(respiratory effort)(respiratory effort)
 
Criteria for Apgar ScoringCriteria for Apgar Scoring
Category Points1 Point2 Points
Heart ate Asent Uner 1 ver 1espiratoryEffortAsentIrreglar, Weak Crying,igorosscle ToneFlacci, LipSoe flexionActive flexion,goo otioneflex IrritailityUnresponsiveFron/riace/ stilation Active otion-cry, cf. sneezeSkin ColorCyanosisAcrocyanosisCopletelyPink 

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