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

Authors
  • Vahabi, S
  • Haidari, M
  • Akbari Torkamani, S
  • Gorbani Vaghei, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Minerva pediatrica
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2010
Volume
62
Issue
3
Pages
249–252
Identifiers
PMID: 20467376
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

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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