APGAR


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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)
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* Study by Chaubey S et al showed that mean APGAR at 1 min among induced was 8.9 [+ or -] 0.3 and non-induced was 8.8 [+ or -] 0.33.
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In the present study, it was observed that the need for NICU admission increased and APGAR 1st minute scores decreased with increasing NT, but APGAR 5th minute scores remained unchanged.
Similarly, 1 RCT (39 women) that compared amniotomy with intent to preserve membranes in spontaneous labors that became prolonged found no difference in cesarean section, maternal satisfaction, or Apgar scores.
With respect to the health status of the newborn at birth, there was an association between neonatal death and birth weight--between 1,500 and 2,499 grams (OR = 5.34, IC = 2.99-9.54) and under 1,500 grams (OR = 103.35, IC = 42.33-252.34)--and Apgar score in the first minute of life--between zero and three (OR = 47.18, IC = 23.00-96.77) and four and six (OR = 27.07, IC = 12.78-57.32).
La media de Apgar al minuto de nacer fue de 8,6[+ or -]1,7, con un rango de 8, siendo el Apgar minimo de 2 y el maximo de 10.
Apgar originally wanted to become a surgeon after completing two years of a surgical internship at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, but due to the sexism prevalent in society at the time, she was urged by her male professors to pursue the newer and less prestigious field of anesthesiology.
In group-A, 37.9% of newborns had Apgar score < 7 at 1 minute whereas, patients in group-B had 64.4% babies with score of < 7.