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Apgar score may be tool for predicting whether mother will become critically ill

By November 2, 2015No Comments

The Apgar score that evaluates a baby's condition at birth may also be a useful tool for predicting whether a mother is critically ill, new research suggests. The Apgar score is a universal measure done by physicians, midwives and nurses. It is obtained at one minute after birth and again at five minutes. It was designed to quickly evaluate a newborn's condition to determine if the baby needs immediate medical or emergency care.

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