MedCalc: APGAR Score

First select the minute, and then the corresponding signs.

Signs 0 1 2 1-minute
score
5-minute
score
Heart Rate Absent Below 100 Above 100    
Respiratory Effort Absent Slow, irregular Good, crying    
Muscle Tone Limp Some flexion
of extremities
Active motion    
Reflex irritability
Response to catheter in nostril
(tested after oropharynx is clear)
No response Grimace Cough, sneeze    
Color Blue, pale Body pink,
extremities blue
Completely pink    
TOTAL SCORE :     

References :
Apgar V. A proposal for new method of evaluation of the newborn infant. Anesth Analg 1953; 32:260.


Created: Wednesday, May 22, 2002
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