Apgarscore


Apgarscore
Ap·gar score (ăpʹgär) n.
A system of assessing the general physical condition of a newborn infant based on a rating of 0, 1, or 2 for five criteria: heart rate, respiration, muscle tone, skin color, and response to stimuli. The five scores are added together, with a perfect score being 10.
  [After Virginia Apgar (1909-1974), American physician.]

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Universalium. 2010.


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