A Proposal for a New Method of Evaluation of the Newborn Infant


Title:
A Proposal for a New Method of Evaluation of the Newborn Infant
Description:
In this article, Apgar described her innovative method for assessing the viability of newborn infants by assigning "scores" of 0, 1, or 2 to the infant's respiration, pulse, color, muscle tone, and response to stimuli one minute after birth. This procedure was later known as "Apgar scoring" and is now routinely used in hospitals worldwide.. Presented before the Twenty-Seventh Annual Congress of Anesthetists, Joint Meeting of the International Anesthesia Research Society and the International College of Anesthetists, Virginia Beach, Virginia, September 22-25, 1952.
Extent:
8 pages
Date Issued:
[July-August 1953]
Creator:
Apgar, Virginia (Virginia Apgar)
Source:
Periodical. Apgar, Virginia. "A Proposal for a New Method of Evaluation of the Newborn Infant." Current Researches in Anesthesia and Analgesia 32, ([July-August 1953]): 260-267. Article. 8 Images.. Current Researches in Anesthesia and Analgesia
Periodical:
Current Researches in Anesthesia and Analgesia
Publisher:
International Anesthesia Research Society
Right Type:
Permission Granted - No Conditions
Right Statement:
Reproduced with permission of the International Anesthesia Research Society.
Subject:
Apgar Score
Profiles in Science ID:
CPBBKG
NLM ID:
101584647X152
Genre:
Articles
Language:
English
Format:
Text