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Apgar score at 5 minutes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term733412
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 03/12/2020
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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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The Macquarie Dictionary 2020. 8th edn. Sydney: Macquarie Dictionary Publishers.

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See also Apgar score at 1 minute Health, Standard 03/12/2020

Supersedes Apgar score at 5 minutes Health, Superseded 03/12/2020, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/06/2020

Data Element Concepts implementing this property:Help on this term

Product of birth—Apgar score at 5 minutes Health, Standard 03/12/2020

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