Apgar score Summary

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326 words, approx. 2 pages
Apgar Score Until the early 1950s, physicians had no reliable means of assessing the health of newborns in the critical first minutes of life. As a result of delays in diagnosis, conditions that might... Read more
354 words, approx. 2 pages
Apgar Score An indication of a newborn infant's overall medical condition. The Apgar score is based on a series of assessments devised by pediatrician Virginia Apgar (1909-1974) in 1953, and is... Read more
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