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APGAR

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OPENPediatrics Staff

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The Apgar scoring system is used to assess newborn infants for depression of cardiopulmonary and neurological function at 1, 5 and 10 minutes after birth.

All calculations must be confirmed before use. The authors make no claims of the accuracy of the information contained herein; and these suggested doses are not a substitute for clinical judgement.

Last reviewed: November 19, 2014.

 

Topics: Neonatology

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