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APGAR Scoring for Newborns
A score is given for each sign at one minute and five minutes after the birth. If there are problems with the baby an additional score is given at 10 minutes. A score of 7-10 is considered normal, while 4-7 might require some resuscitative measures, and a baby with apgars of 3 and below requires immediate resuscitation.
|Activity (Muscle Tone)||Absent||Arms and Legs Flexed||Active Movement
|Pulse||Absent ||Below 100 bpm ||Above 100 bpm|
|Grimace (Reflex Irritability)||No Response ||Grimace||Sneeze, cough, pulls away|
|Appearance (Skin Color) ||Blue-gray, pale all over||Normal, except for extremities||Normal over entire body|
|Respiration||Absent||Slow, irregular||Good, crying|
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