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Published on November 2, 2012

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APGAR SCORE: APGAR SCORE By, PAVAN PRANEETH 201285056 AGENDA: AGENDA Introduction What is Apgar Score? Why it is developed Score table Interpretation of scores 11/2/2012 2 201285012 INTRODUCTION: INTRODUCTION Devised in 1952 Assess the health of new born baby Devised by Dr. Virginia Apgar 11/2/2012 201285056 3 WHAT IS APGAR??: WHAT IS APGAR?? A – Activity P – Pulse rate G – Grimace A – Appearance R - Respiration 11/2/2012 201285056 4 WHY WAS THE APGAR SCORE DEVELOPED? : WHY WAS THE APGAR SCORE DEVELOPED? Assess the newborn's immediate adjustment to external life 11/2/2012 5 201285012 APGAR SCORE TABLE: APGAR SCORE TABLE 11/2/2012 201285056 6 INTERPRETATION OF SCORES : INTERPRETATION OF SCORES The test is generally done at one and five minutes after birth Scores 7 and above are generally normal Score below 3 – child may suffer neurological damage 11/2/2012 201285056 7 PowerPoint Presentation: 11/2/2012 201285056 8 CONCLUSION: CONCLUSION Apgar is only a test to get a basic idea of baby condition but the cannot be used for prediction of future health condition of that baby 11/2/2012 201285056 9 REFERENCES: REFERENCES http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apgar_score http://kidshealth.org/parent/pregnancy_center/q_a/apgar.html http://www.babycenter.com/0_the-apgar-score_3074.bc 11/2/2012 201285056 10 PowerPoint Presentation: 11/2/2012 201285056 11 ANY QUERIES?? PowerPoint Presentation: 12 Thank you THANK YOU

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