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1

What is the average respiratory rate of a newborn?

30-60

2

What is the average resting heart rate of a newborn?

120-160

3

What is the best way to increase temp of a newborn baby?

Skin-to-skin contact

4

An apgar score of 0-3 is?

Severe distress

5

An apgar score of 4-6 is?

Moderate distress

6

An apgar score of 7-10 is?

No distress

7

If a heart rate is absent/less than 100/greater than 100 what apgar scores do they get?

0/1/2

8

If a respiratory rate effort is absent/slow w/ weak cry/good cry what apgar scores do they get?

0/1/2

9

If muscle tone is flaccid/some flexion/well flexed what apgar scores do they get?

0/1/2

10

If reflex irritability is none/grimace/cry what apgar score do they get?

0/1/2

11

If the newborns color is blue,pale/pink body, acrocyanosis/completely pink what apgar scores do they get?

0/1/2

12

How often do you check the axillary temperature of a newborn?

Q4h for the 1st 24hr

13

Less subQ fat, thin epidermis, blood vessels closer to skin, flexed posture, size and gestational age are all characteristics of what?

Thermal stability

14

What does AGA stand for?

Appropriate for gestational age

15

What does SGA stand for?

Small for gestational age

16

What does LGA stand for?

Large for gestational age

17

What does LBW stand for?

Low birth weight

18

What are normal temps for a newborn?

36.5-37.5C

19

What temps need to be reported immediately?

Greater than 37.5 and less than 36.5

20

When does the color of a newborns eyes develop?

3-5mons.

21

What is the term used to describe acrocyanosis?

A bluish discoloration of hands and feet

22

What is the term used to describe antibodies formed in response to an illness/immunization while a female is pregnant?

Active acquired immunity

23

What is the term used to describe a physical assessment of a newborn @ 1min and again @ 5 min after birth?

Apgar score

24

What is the term used to describe fanning/extension of toes or flexion of toes from a gentle stroke on sole of the foot?

Babinski reflex/response

25

What is the term used to describe a procedure used to evaluate an infant for hip dislocation or instability by adducting infants thigh then applying gentle downward pressure?

Barlow maneuver

26

What is the term used to describe a localized soft area on the scalp that crosses over suture line resulting from a long/difficult labor or vacuum extraction?

Caput succedaneum

27

What is the term used to describe a collection of blood that doesn't cross suture line resulting from ruptured blood vessels b/t surface of a cranial bone and periosteal membrane?

Cephalohematoma

28

What is the term used to describe small glistening white specks that feel hard to touch on hard palate and gum margins (look like little white pearls)?

Epstein pearls

29

What is the term used to describe damage affecting the upper arm b/t 5th and 6th cervical nerves, causing paralysis?

Erb-Duchenne Paralysis (Erb Palsy)

30

What is the term used to describe eruption of lesions in area surrounding hair follicle that are firm, 1-3mm andconsist of white/pale yellow papule?

Erythema Toxicum "newborn rash"