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Assign an APGAR score to each of the following scenarios, and state if any action is needed.

  1. You are assessing the one minute APGAR score for a newborn. She is pink all over and has a pulse of 130, respiration is 36/min. As you dry her off she begins to cry vigorously and kick her legs. Her APGAR score is:
  2. A neonatal patient has a pink color, a pulse rate of 112, and respiration is irregular and shallow. She grimaces in response to stimuli, has limited muscle movement. This patient has an APGAR score of:
  3. What is his APGAR score of a newborn who cries and moves his extremities actively? Grimace when stimulated. Vital signs are P140, RR 48/min and regular?
  4. It has been 5 minutes since your patient delivered her baby. The infant is crying weakly and is curling his arms and legs. He is pink all over with a pulse of 90 and weak respirations. What is his APGAR score?
  5. After assisting in the delivery of a newborn the infant is blue and limp, has a slow heartbeat but shows some respiratory effort. What APGAR score would you give this infant?
  6. You just delivered a baby boy. His body is pink, but his hands and feet are blue. Vital signs are P110, respiration shallow and irregular. He has a weak cry when stimulated and resists attempts to straighten his legs. His APGAR score is:
  7. A newly delivered infant has a pink trunk and blue hands and feet, pulse rate of 60 and does not respond to your attempts to stimulate her. She also appears to be limp and taking slow, gasping breaths. What is her APGAR score?
  8. One minute after birth, your newborn patient is actively crying. In response to your bulb syringe suctioning, sneezes. His body is pink, and he is moving his extremities which are blue. His heart rate is 110. What is the newborn APGAR score?
  9. One minutes since your patient delivered her baby. The infant grimace upon stimulation, and shows some flexion of extremities. He is pink all over with a pulse of 120 and weak respirations. What is his APGAR score?




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