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Apgar score calculator

apgar scoring

Instructions:
To get Apgar scores at 1 and 5 minutes, enter the newborn’s findings at the corresponding times. Get the resulting Apgar scores and the indications.

Apgar Score
Apgar Score at 1 Minute
Heart rate (in beats/min)
Color
Respiration
Reflex response to nose catheter
Muscle tone
Apgar Score at 5 Minutes
Heart rate (in beats/min)
Color
Respiration
Reflex response to nose catheter
Muscle tone
Results
1 minute Apgar score   which is
5 minute Apgar score   which is
Difference between 1 and 5 min scores
Automatic recalculation 

References:

  • Apgar V. A proposal for a new method of evaluation of the newborn infant. Anesth Analg. 1953.
  • Berkow R Fletcher AJ et al. The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy 16 edition. 1992.
  • Graef JW. Manual of Pediatric Therapeutics 5 edition. Little Brown & Co. 1994.
  • Nelson WE Behrman RE et al (editors). Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics 15 Edition. WB Saunders Company. 1996. Chapter 79 The newborn infant
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