APGAR Score


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Formula: APGAR = heartRate + respiratoryEffort + muscleTone + reflexResponse + color

The APGAR score is a quick test performed on a newborn at 1 and 5 minutes after birth. The score is determined by summing the points for five criteria: Heart Rate, Respiratory Effort, Muscle Tone, Reflex Response, and Color. Each criterion is scored from 0 to 2, with 2 being the best score:

A higher score indicates a healthier baby. The maximum total score is 10, which corresponds to the best possible condition.

Tags: Medicine, Newborn, Assessment, APGAR