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Product of birth—Apgar score at 5 minutes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term695251
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
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A numerical score used to indicate a baby's condition at 5 minutes after birth.

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Perinatal

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Object class:Product of birth
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The product of conception that has been completely expelled or extracted from the female, where the product can be a live born or stillborn baby.

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Perinatal

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National Perinatal Data Development Committee

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Property:Apgar score at 5 minutes
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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Supersedes Birth—Apgar score Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

See also Product of birth—Apgar score at 1 minute Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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Product of birth—Apgar score at 5 minutes, code NN Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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