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Welcome to your APGAR Score

1. 
You’re assessing the one minute APGAR score of a newborn baby. On assessment, you note the following about your newborn patient: heart rate 130, pink body and hands with cyanotic feet, weak cry, flexion of the arms and legs, active movement and crying when stimulated. What is your patient’s APGAR score?

2. 
You’re assessing the one minute APGAR score of a newborn baby. On assessment, you note the following about your newborn patient: weak cry, some flexion of the arm and legs, active movement and cries to stimulation, heart rate 145, and pallor all over the body and extremities. What is your patient’s APGAR score?

3. 
A newborn’s five minute APGAR score is 5. Which of the following nursing interventions will you provide to this newborn?

4. 
Regarding the scenario in the question above, when would you reassess the APGAR score?

5. 
You’re assessing the five minute APGAR score of a newborn baby. On assessment, you note the following about your newborn patient: pink body and hand with cyanotic feet, heart rate 109, grimace to stimulation, flaccid, and irregular cry. What is your patient’s APGAR score?

6. 
You’re assessing the five minute APGAR score of a newborn baby. On assessment, you note the following about your newborn patient: heart rate 97, no response to stimulation, flaccid, absent respirations, cyanotic throughout. What is your patient’s APGAR score?

7. 
A newborn’s one minute APGAR score is 8. Which of the following nursing interventions will you provide to this newborn?

8. 
You’re assessing the one minute APGAR score of a newborn baby. On assessment, you note the following about your newborn patient: heart rate 101, cyanotic body and extremities, no response to stimulation, no flexion of extremities, and strong cry. What is your patient’s APGAR score?*

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