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What is the heart rate in APGAR?
0 is absent
1 is slow - below 100
2 is above 100
What is respiratory effort in APGAR?
0 is absent
1 is slow-irregular
2 is good crying
What is muscle tone in APGAR?
0 is flaccid
1 is some flexion of extremities
2 is active motion
What is reflex irritability?
0 is none
1 is grimace
2 is vigorous cry
What is color?
0 is pale blue
1 is body pink, blue extremities
2 is completely pink
In APGAR, the heart rate is auscultated or palpated at the junction of the?
umbilical cord and skin
In APGAR, newborn heart rate of less than 100 per minute indicates?
need for immediate resuscitation
In APGAR, the respiratory effort is the second most important assessment. Complete absence of respirations is termed ____.
A vigorous cry indicates good _________.
apnea
respirations
The muscle tone is determined by evaluating the degree of ____ and _____ to straightening of the extremities. A normal term newborn's elbows and hips are flexed, with knees positioned up toward ______.
flexion
resistance
abdomen
The reflex irritability is evaluated as the newborn is ____ or by lightly _____ the soles of the feet. A cry is a score of 2. A grimace is 1 point and no response is 0.
dried
rubbing
The skin color is inspected for _____ and _____.
cyanosis
pallor
Newborns generally have ____ extremities, and the rest of the body is pink, which merits a score of 1. This condition is termed ______, and is present in 85% of normal newborns at _____ minute after birth.
blue
acrocyanosis
1
A completely pink newborn scores a _____
2
A totally cyanotic, pale infant scores a ____.
0
Newborns with darker skin pigmentation will not be pink. Their skin color is assessed for ______ and ______, and a score is selected on assessment
pallor
acrocyanosis
A score of ____ to ____ indicates a newborn in good condition and requires only nasopharyngeal suctioning and perhaps some oxygen near the face.
8 to 10
An Apgar of between ____ and ___ indicates need for stimulation.
4 and 7
An Apgar under 4 indicates need for _____
resuscitation