Apgar score

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an assessment of the physical condition of a newborn infant

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In the study group there was found to be a negative attitude in relation to the pregnancy, with feelings of frustration and blame persisting, and also a greater tendency for the adolescent to become ill during the pregnancy, at birth and puerperium, with a higher frequency of scores under 7 in the fifth-minute Apgar test (6).
This trend was not evident in the 5minute Apgar test.
he Apgar test rates the newborn's health on a scale of one to 10 and how much medical attention the child needs.
The researchers used the Apgar test, a protocol for measuring family functionality (e.
3) of having a low score (0-3 on a scale of 0-10) on the Apgar test taken five minutes after birth.