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Apgar score at 5 minutes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term687355
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 03/12/2020
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/06/2020
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A measurement of physical condition at 5 minutes after birth. The score is based on the assessment of 5 characteristics: heart rate, respiratory condition, muscle tone, reflex irritability and skin colour.

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National Perinatal Data Development Committee

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Macquarie University 2017. The Macquarie Dictionary 7th edn. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd.

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Supersedes Apgar score Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Tasmanian Health, Archived 24/06/2020, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

See also Apgar score at 1 minute Health, Superseded 03/12/2020, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/06/2020

Has been superseded by Apgar score at 5 minutes Health, Standard 03/12/2020

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Product of birth—Apgar score at 5 minutes Health, Superseded 03/12/2020
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/06/2020

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