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New assessment of relationship between Apgar score and early neonatal mortality.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Minerva pediatrica
Publication Date
Volume
62
Issue
3
Pages
249–252
Identifiers
PMID: 20467376
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Apgar score is still as meaningful as it was in 1952. Apgar score after birth can be used as a rapid method for assessing the survival of neonate. Although low 5 minute Scores were rare in this study but there was strongly predictive relation between it and early neonatal mortality.

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