Protocol 2-616-33 - Newly Born - APGAR Scoring System

Polk, Hickory, Cedar, & St Clair EMS Protocols


APGAR Scoring System

Question Answer Options
A Appearance (skin color) 2 - Completely pink
1 - Body pink, extremities blue
0 - Blue, pale
P Pulse 2 - Above 100 BPM
1 - Below 100 BPM
0 - Absent
G Grimace (reflex irritability) 2 - Active motion (sneeze, cough, pull away
1 - Some flexion of extremities
0 - Flaccid
A Activity (muscle tone) 2 - Active movement
1 - Arms and legs flexed
0 - Absent
R Respiration 2 - Vigorous cry
1 - Slow, irregular
0 - Absent

APGAR score:


NEMSIS Protocol: 9914133 - Medical-Newborn/Neonatal Resuscitation

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Change Log:

DateLink to
previous
version
Description of change
07/23/16pdfRenamed this section from APGAR to Newborn Assessment and included targeted pre-ductile SpO2.
07/12/20Moved this section from 2-616created a new page.
06/06/21pdfMoved to emsprotocols.online
10/15/21Renumbered from 2-616-01 to 2-616-33.

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