The Apgar in the Apgar Score is an acronym for Appearance, Pulse, Grimace, Activity, and Respiratory effort. The test is easy to remember. "The scores were to be given to a newborn one minute after birth, and additional scores could be given in five-minute increments to guide treatment if the newborn's condition did not sufficiently improve".
Each of these categories in Dr. Apgar's test earns the baby between zero and two points, depending on the health of the response.
The APGAR test soon spread in America and around the world. After some initial resistance, the testing method became widely used throughout the world and is still used today.
Apgar's life included many other successes. Instead she became an anesthesiologist, eventually becoming director of Columbia University's department of anesthesia. She is known for her work in the fields of anaesthesiology and teratology, a field related to anesthesia (loss of sensation), anesthetics and the study of abnormalities of psychological development in newly-born babies babies.
Dr Virginia Apgar was born in New Jersey in 1909, and always had a keen interest in Science.
She trained in anesthesia at the University of Wisconsin and Bellevue Hospital in the U.S., but returned to Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in 1938. She didn't believe that being a woman had impacted her career, according to her National Institutes of Health profile, but sometimes privately expressed frustrations with gender inequality.
Gwenda Hughes, head of the STI department at PHE, said: "Sexually transmitted infections pose serious consequences to health". There were 44,676 diagnoses of gonorrhea reported in 2017, a 22% increase (from 36,577) relative to the year prior.
Ayton was named Pac-12 Player of the Year after averaging 20.1 points and 11.6 rebounds per game as a freshman with the Wildcats. Ayton, a heavy favorite to be the No. 1 pick, will not conduct any more workouts. "It's everything we expected".
The ice may have been a factor - temperatures in Las Vegas hit 97 degrees, and the buidling was warmer than usual at faceoff. Capitals fans converged Tuesday at Bar Louie in Rockville for Game 4 and saw their team beat the Vegas Golden Knights , 6-2.
That means any public health effort to reduce suicides can't exclusively focus on those who have reached out for help. The issue is receiving heightened attention after designer Kate Spade took her own life this week.
Rudy doesn't speak for the administration when it comes to this negotiation and this set of issues", Pompeo told CNN . Davidson worked for Perlstein's firm when he was in law school about 19 or 20 years ago, Perlstein said. "I know Rudy.
England have been practising penalties after some training sessions too so Southgate is certainly leaving no stone unturned. Former Fulham midfielder Bryan Ruiz lines up for Costa Rica alongside Arsenal winger Joel Campbell .
The Curiosity rover has not been able to find the source of the organic molecules in its findings, according to the report. Scientists released new findings on Thursday providing more evidence that suggest Mars was once a habitable planet.
But Mrs May has given a "cast-iron guarantee" the United Kingdom will not be locked in the EU's customs union beyond 2021. The "backstop" plan is "something that we don't want ever to happen", she said.
Scientist say just two spoons of this broccoli powder in your morning coffee would be the equivalent of one serve of vegetables. John Said, managing director of Fresh Select, a leading broccoli producer, sees the project as the emerging new food trend.
'Sons of Anarchy' Actor Alan O'Neill Dies at 47
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Industry looks for 'creative ways' to brand legalized marijuana
MI has become the latest state to enter the recreational marijuana legalization battle, and as of yesterday it's officially on. Tuesday was the last day for the MI legislature to pass recreational marijuana, an alternative to allowing it on the ballot.
The flying vehicle has arrived
People interested in buying Flyers were invited on the website to apply for an invitation to do so, with no price specified. The Flyer is only meant to be used to fly over water at heights between 3 and 10 feet (1 to 3 meters).
Republican John Cox will contest California governor election
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Cessna C208 Aircraft from Kitale to Nairobi Goes Missing
Eight passengers and two crew members were on board when the plane operated by East African Safari Air Express went off the radar. President Uhuru Kenyatta has consoled the families of the 10 people who died after a FlySax plane crashed in the Aberdare.
Google Pixel 3 XL images reportedly leak out, show off a notch
That's to say it won't have a notch, and will continue to have comparatively large bezels on the top and bottom of the display. However, customers of non-Verizon carriers had to buy the Pixel phones from Google's website rather than their carrier stores.