Keywords: APGAR score
, Fits, Neonatal intensive care unit, Spontaneous vertex delivery, Term.
Even the findings of low Apgar score
at 5 min among anemic mothers are similar with a study conducted by Malhotra et al.
The Apgar score
at five minutes was documented as a vital parameter in assessing the neonates' well-being.
reported an increase in the uterine vascular resistance during the prophylactic administration of etilefrine infusion to maintain the blood pressure in patients under spinal anesthesia, no adverse medical neonatal effects were shown as measured by the Apgar score
and the acid-base status of the arterial and venous blood of the umbilical cord.
Regarding APGAR score
, 34 (68%) babies were having score greater than 7, 8 (16%) were having less than 7 and 8 (16%) were having 0 score.
Defining asphyxia as an Apgar score
of <7 at 5 minutes and base deficit of >12 mmol/L, 179 patients (97.
The APGAR score
in the 1st minute was classified as <4, 4-7, >7 and the APGAR score
in the 5th minute was classified as [less than or equal to]7 and >7.
The neonatal variables studied were birth weight, gestational age, gender, adequate weight for gestational age (9), score for neonatal acute physiology and perinatal extension (SNAPPE) (10), 1st- and 5th-min Apgar score
, necessity of surfactant use, and necessity of ventilation during the first 5 days after birth.
When resources are lacking in developing countries, perinatal asphyxia can be crudely assessed by use of the Apgar score
Despite giving naloxan to 10% of the neonates in the remifentanil group, our study found that no differences were present between groups regarding the Apgar score
These episodes occurred in babies of relatively low birth weight and recovery was recorded by the Apgar score
at 5 minutes.
Most of those children had a normal Apgar score
of 9 or 10 at the five-minute test.