APGAR


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to APGAR: family Apgar, Apgar test
AcronymDefinition
APGARAmerican Pediatric Gross Assessment Record
APGARAppearance, Pulse, Grimace, Activity, Respiration (health assessment)
APGARAdaptation, Partnership, Growth, Affection and Resolve (psychiatry)
APGARActivity, Pulse, Grimace, Appearance, Respiration (medicine; newborn scoring system created in 1952 by American anesthesiologist Virginia Apgar)
References in periodicals archive ?
Keywords: APGAR score, Fits, Neonatal intensive care unit, Spontaneous vertex delivery, Term.
22) revealedthat the AT did not improve outcomes related to infant mortality and morbidity such as cesarean section and Apgar score and that its application might increase some of the other procedures.
Even the findings of low Apgar score at 5 min among anemic mothers are similar with a study conducted by Malhotra et al.
Non-reactive traces in both high and low risk groups are associated with more foetal distress, low Apgar, prolonged NICU care and increased perinatal mortality.
The mortality rate was significantly higher in neonates with a low birth weight < 2 500 g, one minute Apgar score < 7, and pulmonary hemorrhage.
Table-II: Impacts of maternal age and fetal weight on Apgar scores at 1st and 5th minutes (For Apgar scores at 5th minute, scores between 0-3 and 4-6 were combined in order to achieve the sufficient number of patients needed for statistical analysis).
Apgar was awarded custody when her daughter suffered severe brain damage in a suicide attempt.
APGAR score less than 7, admission to neonatal intensive care unit, respiratory distress syndrome, anemia, jaundice, and neonatal death, are the common neonatal complications.
500g, 8,21% tiveram boletim Apgar de 0 a 4 no 1 minuto, 5,07% apresentaram boletim Apgar de 0 a 6 no 5 minuto, 9,09% receberam ventilacao mecanica, 4,09% tinham sindromes associadas a perda auditiva e apenas 1 (0,84%) lactente teve meningite bacteriana.
The project will be served in Thuin (Belgium) at the headquarter of Bidvest by Apgar Consulting which will bring its strong know how on EBX5 and a long track record projects with Orchestra Networks MDM technology.