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The relation between Apgar score and subsequent developmental functioning.
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PMID:  6106588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A randomly selected sample of 252 infants aged 5--18 months was evaluated through medical and developmental examinations. Developmental achievement scores and factors such as management of delivery and fetal distress were studied in relation to Apgar scores. Low-Apgar-score infants aged 5--8 months achieved consistently lower scores on all developmental fields. High-Apgar-score infants at younger and older ages did not differ on their achievement scores. Low Apgar score was much more frequent in infants delivered by vacuum extraction than in those delivered spontaneously, with forceps or by cesarian section. The frequency of low Apgar score was higher when fetal distress occurred.
C Kreisler; S Levin; A Klutznik; M Mintz; A Aviram; V Insler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0020-7292     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Publication Date:    1980 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-12-16     Completed Date:  1980-12-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210174     Medline TA:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  620-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Apgar Score*
Fetal Distress / complications
Infant, Newborn

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