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Apgar score

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term269035
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 12/12/2018
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018
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The score used to evaluate the fitness of a newborn infant, based on heart rate, respiration, muscle tone, cough reflex, and colour.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Macquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd edn. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd

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Has been superseded by Apgar score at 1 minute Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Has been superseded by Apgar score at 5 minutes Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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Birth—Apgar score Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Birth—Apgar score Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

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