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When should you do an apgar score?
1 and 5 minutes after birth, Continue at 5 minute intervals until its greater than 7.
1 minute apgar score values
8-10 normal, 5-7 some nervous system depression, 0-4 severe depression requiring immediate resuscitation
Most normal, full-term newborns
lie in a symmetric position, with the limbs semiflexed and the legs partially abducted at the hip
What is the most common cause of low birth weight in developing and developed countries?
Name the components of the apgar score:
Heart rate, respiration, muscle tone, reflex irritability, color of body
Tracheoesophageal Fistula manifestations
Unable to place NG tube in stomach, aspiration pneumonia, salivation
The Moro reflex
Sudden, slight dropping of the supported head should cause opening of the hands and extension and abduction of the arms and a cry.
turning of the head toward light tactile stimulation of the periorbital area (by 32 weeks)
Omphalocele is more commonly associated with ______ while gastrochesis is more associated with ___?
other malformations; intestinal necrosis
a diffuse, edematous, often dark swelling of the soft tissue of the scalp that extends across the midline and suture lines
subperiosteal hemorrhage that does not cross the suture lines surrounding the respective bones.
an adaptation to unfavorable uterine conditions that result in permanent alterations in metabolism, growth and development.
a fetal clinical condition of excessive fluid accumulation in the skin and one or more other body compartments.
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