Apgar score Extracted from Survival Guide to Midwifery, 2nd Edition (2012) Diane M. Fraser and Margaret A. Cooper, Oxford; Churchill Livingstone: 2012. Courtesy Elsevier The Apgar score was developed in 1952 by Virginia Apgar as a means to quickly assess the health of newborn baby, particularly in the context of the effects of obstetric anaesthesia. It […]

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