Apgar Score Index

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The Apgar score is a method for assessing a neonate's heart rate, respiratory effort, muscle tone, skin color, and reflex irritability. Each of these signs is give a point value from 0-2. A perfect score of 10 means the infant is in excellent condition, which a score of 0-3 means the infant needs immediate resuscitation.

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