Virginia Apgar invented the Apgar score in 1952 as a method to quickly
summarize the health of newborn children. Apgar was an anesthesiologist who ...
Apgar is a quick test performed on a baby at 1 and 5 minutes after birth. The 1-
minute score determines how well the baby tolerated the birthing process.
The APGAR test is an assessment of overall newborn well being. The APGAR
test is done after delivery and scores are recorded one to five minutes from birth.
Sep 25, 2015 ... delivery-beyond~American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) explains the Apgar
score, a test done immediately after birth.
A doctor, midwife, or nurse will assign your newborn an Apgar score based on
these five criteria. Each one is scored from 0 to 2, with a total of 10 possible
Nov 16, 2015 ... Read how an Apgar score is calculated, when it's determined, and what the score
means for the neonate. The tool assesses a newborn's ...
Abstract. The Apgar score provides an accepted and convenient method for
reporting the status of the newborn infant immediately after birth and the
response to ...
What is the Apgar score? The Apgar score is a simple, painless and effective
check used by midwives and doctors to assess your newborn's health.
Nov 13, 2014 ... At one-minute, a baby's APGAR score indicates to a doctor (or midwife) how well
the baby tolerated the process of birth. At five minutes, the ...
The Apgar score was developed in 1952 as a simple and repeatable method to
quickly assess the health of a baby immediately after birth.