The Apgar score was created by Dr. Virginia Apgar as a quick method to assess the health of a newborn at one and five minutes after birth. The test is based on skin color, heart rate, reflex irritability, muscle tone, and Respiration. Each criterion is given a score between 0 and 2 then added up to give a maximum possible score of 10.
- June 22, 2010 11:10 AM
More Birth Complications During the Night
A recent study of more than 700,000 births found that...
- June 20, 2010 11:24 AM
Cerebral Palsy Dads
In honor of father’s day please enjoy the story of...
- June 18, 2010 11:12 AM
iphone App for Children with Cerebral Palsy
The following video features an iphone app to assist children...
- June 16, 2010 10:49 AM
Cerebral Palsy and Jaundice: $6.5 Million Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
Last month a Jury in Delaware handed down a $...
- June 11, 2010 12:51 PM
Cerebral Palsy and Infection: Birth Injury Lawyer Obtains $29 Million
Last month a jury returned a verdict of $29 million...
- Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury Lawyer Blog (Robert D'Iorio)