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The Virginia Apgar Papers

Title:
[Virginia Apgar demonstrating Apgar score]
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Description:
Apgar holds a newborn baby upside-down to test its reflexes, as part of an Apgar evaluation, at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Reflex irritability--in response to tickling the nostrils or gently slapping the feet--is one of the five Apgar score criteria.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (215,366 Bytes)
Date Supplied:
1959
Creator:
National Foundation-March of Dimes
Source:
Original Repository: Mount Holyoke College. Archives and Special Collections. L. Stanley James Papers [MS 0782]
Box 3, Folder 3: Of Apgar ca. 1920-1974
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the March of Dimes.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Apgar Score
Exhibit Category:
Obstetric Anesthesia and a Scorecard for Newborns, 1949-1958
Unique Identifier:
CPBBDL
Document Type:
Photographic prints
Format:
image/jpeg
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2006-06-15
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