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Pediatrics Calculate this baby's APGAR score

A newborn has a heart rate 0f 126/min with irregular respirations, and active muscle movements and good muscle tone. he does not coughs and grimaces in response to stimulation, he is pink in color except for hands and feet, which are slightly bluish in color....this neonate's APGAR is..?

a) 5
b) 6
c) 7
d) 8
e) 9

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B......6
HR>100=2
irregular resp =1
active mvt=2
pink trunk but cyanosis in extremities=1
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B......6
HR>100=2
irregular resp =1
active mvt=2
pink trunk but cyanosis in extremities=1
You forgot the grimace response (reflex irritability)
The correct score is 8
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B......6
HR>100=2
irregular resp =1
active mvt=2
pink trunk but cyanosis in extremities=1
Thank you RocketMD but
Grimace without cough =1
total Apgar score=7
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Default C. 7

Appearance: blue at extremities, body pink- 1
Pulse: 126- 2
Grimace- grimace when stimulated- 1
Activity- good muscle tone- 2
Respiration- irregular- 1

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yes, the correct answer is C) 7

APGAR score is to assess the newborn condition immediately after birth....it is assessed in 1-minute and 5-minute asessments.....score greater or equal to 8 indicates fetal well being...score less than 4 indicate severe neurological damage....

it includes 5 parameters....each one scores 2 points

Appearance-------body is pink,but hands and feet bluish-------score..1
Pulse rate---------126 beats/min-----------------------------score..2
Grimace------------baby grimace and do not cough------------score..1
Activity-----------baby has good muscle tone and movement---score..2
Respiration----------irregular respirations----------------------score..1
TOTAL---7




score 7 can be taken as fetal well being.....(score_>7 is good)
score 4-6.....need assist
if <4-----need resuscitate
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yes, the correct answer is C) 7

APGAR score is to assess the newborn condition immediately after birth....it is assessed in 1-minute and 5-minute asessments.....score greater or equal to 8 indicates fetal well being...score less than 4 indicate severe neurological damage....

it includes 5 parameters....each one scores 2 points

Appearance-------body is pink,but hands and feet bluish-------score..1
Pulse rate---------126 beats/min-----------------------------score..2
Grimace------------baby grimace and do not cough------------score..1
Activity-----------baby has good muscle tone and movement---score..2
Respiration----------irregular respirations----------------------score..1
TOTAL---7




score 7 can be taken as fetal well being.....(score_>7 is good)
score 4-6.....need assist
if <4-----need resuscitate
Just out of curiosity. Isn't its a step 2 stuff?? Because i didn't remember about that grimace condition. So i have to look over in internet as its not in rapid review. Thanks.
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Just out of curiosity. Isn't its a step 2 stuff?? Because i didn't remember about that grimace condition. So i have to look over in internet as its not in rapid review. Thanks.
It's actually in FA
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Just out of curiosity. Isn't its a step 2 stuff?? Because i didn't remember about that grimace condition. So i have to look over in internet as its not in rapid review. Thanks.
i don't know whether the stuff is step 2's.......actually, i did the same format question from kaplan Q bank(behavioral science)......i personaly thought it as very easy question,but lot may do mistakes in hurry(as it is too basical)..i posted it,so that everyone can know....
it's mentioned in F.A 2012 pg.62...but not descriptively as you said...
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i don't know whether the stuff is step 2's.......actually, i did the same format question from kaplan Q bank(behavioral science)......i personaly thought it as very easy question,but lot may do mistakes in hurry(as it is too basical)..i posted it,so that everyone can know....
it's mentioned in F.A 2012 pg.62...but not descriptively as you said...
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yup more of a step 2 question.anyways thanks for the review
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