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Apgar score Saltos de línea: Apgar score
Pronunciación: /ˈapɡə/

Definición de Apgar score en inglés:

sustantivo

Medicine
A measure of the physical condition of a newborn infant. It is obtained by adding points (2, 1, or 0) for heart rate, respiratory effort, muscle tone, response to stimulation, and skin coloration; a score of ten represents the best possible condition.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Habitual snoring in the mother was also associated with growth retardation of the fetus and a low Apgar score for the infant.
  • Many of the infants had low Apgar scores at birth, and overall 214 needed intubation and resuscitation.
  • Although low Apgar scores at five minutes were rare, they were more common in the low dose group.

Origen

1960s: named after Virginia Apgar (1909–74), the American anaesthesiologist who devised this method of assessment in 1953.

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