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An evaluation of newborns based on 5 factors
Agpar Score
5 factors of the Agpar score
Heart Rate, Respiratory effort, Muscle tone, Reflex irritability, and skin color
If a heart rate of less than _____ in a newborn is present, chest compressions should be started immediately
60 bpm
Explain the sequence of the Agpar score
1st taken @ 1 minute after birth
2nd taken @ 5 minutes of age
3rd taken at additional 5 minute intervals if 5 minute score was less than 7, until score is greater than 7
Chest compressions and positive pressure ventilation in newborns must be coordinated with ___ breath for every ___ chest compressions
1,       3
How long after delivery is the Agpar score taken?
1 minute
4 phases of proper newborn care
1. Preparation
2. Stablization
3. Assessment
4. Resuscitation
In a newborn, if HR is less than___
Positive Pressure Ventilation should be started immediately
100 BPM
what is the herring-brewer reflex?
it is the natural reflex that allows for exhalation
what is the herring-brewer reflex?
it is the natural reflex that allows for exhalation
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