Apgar score

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an assessment of the physical condition of a newborn infant

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One-minute Apgar scores of less than 5, male gender, young gestational age, and birth weight in the lowest quartile of the study group were significantly associated with prolonged hypoglycemia, said Dr.
A healthy baby boy was delivered; he weighed 3050 g and had an Apgar score of 9 at 1 minute.
Hilbert (1993) has shown high concordance of family APGAR scores between spouses following myocardial infarction.
If that is the purpose of measuring the gases when Apgar scores are normal, then the bill for the gases should be sent to the staff, not the patient or insurance company.
Maternal/fetal descriptive and obstetric parameters, sonographic data, route of delivery, indication for cesarean section, birth weight, Apgar scores, head circumference, umbilical cord length and placental weight were noted.
Compared with single or no cord entanglement, pregnancies with multiple nuchal cords were significantly more likely to have meconium-stained amniotic fluid, an abnormal foetal heart rate pattern during advanced labour, operative vaginal delivery, low 1-min Apgar scores and mild umbilical artery acidosis at birth.
Any other intra or postoperative maternal complications and neonatal outcome parameters (first- and fifth-minute Apgar scores and umbilical artery blood gas analysis) were recorded.
Results: The differences of the Apgar scores at one minute and five minute were significantly increased in the second twin compared to that of the first twin (p =0.
However, there were no significant differences between 20042008 and 2010 data in 5-minute APGAR scores (8.
According to a study conducted at Neonatal Unit of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thailand inappropriate antenatal care, post-maturity, vacuum extraction, male sex, prolapsed cord and 1 and 5- minute low Apgar scores, (p (less then) 0.
Untreated depression during pregnancy increases the risks of low birth weight, preterm delivery, low Apgar scores, poor prenatal care and failure to recognize impending labor.
Hypnotically prepared births had shorter Stage 1 labors, less medication, higher Apgar scores, and more frequent spontaneous deliveries than control Ss' births.
Infants born to women in the two study groups were similar with regard to gestational age, birth weight and size; Apgar scores and rates of major neonatal complications also were the same regardless of type of care received.
Secondary outcomes included meconium-stained fluid, meconium aspiration syndrome, meconium below the cords, fetal heart rate abnormalities during labor, cesarean delivery for fetal heart rate abnormalities, abnormal Apgar scores, and neonatal intensive care unit admissions.