Flashcards in Assessing the Sick Child Deck (7)
What is the APGAR score?
First test designed to assess the newborn for any medical emergency, given at 1 minute and again at 5 minutes
What is assessed in the APGAR score?
Respiration (breathing + effort)
What does a single intramuscular dose of vitamin K help to prevent in a newborn?
List ways of assessing the Airway in a child
Head-tilt, chin lift
List ways of assessing Breathing in a child
Noises (stridor, wheeze)
List ways of assessing Circulation in a child