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Apgar

Apgar may refer to:

  • Apgar (surname), a surname
  • Apgar score, method to quickly and summarily assess the health of newborn children immediately after childbirth
  • Apgar Village, a small village in Glacier National Park near West Glacier, Montana

Apgar (surname)

Apgar is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Charles Apgar, New Jersey amateur radio operator
  • Kristina Apgar (born 1985), American television actress
  • Mahlon Apgar, IV, expert on housing, infrastructure, and real estate
  • Virginia Apgar (1909-1974), American physician, developer of the Apgar score
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apgar

n. (surname A=A Dutch or North-German from=given names dot=)

Usage examples of "apgar".

My name is Monk Freck, and I used to be a keeper in the state lunatic asylum where Isaac Apgar was confined.

Pertell became acquainted with a young farmer named Sandy Apgar, who was working a large farm for his aged father, near Beatonville, in New Jersey.

There was little he could say to make the sad lot of the Apgar family any easier.

Pertell paid a visit to Squire Blasdell in reference to getting permission to burn the old barn on the Apgar place.

Pertell left without carrying out his half-formed resolution of asking for more time for the payment of the Apgar mortgage.

Russ began filming the initial scene, where the actor comes up the gravel walk leading to the Apgar farmhouse.

This time everything went well, but Sandy Apgar was near at hand, though out of sight of the camera, to be ready to jump on the instant, if the horses showed any signs of fright.

Sandy Apgar when he arrived at the farm, some little time later, after having seen the mysterious man safely locked up in the town jail.

All I could learn was that it was hidden somewhere about the corner of the old barn on the Apgar place.

A healthy newborn baby, crying vigorously and moving all limbs, would ideally have an apgar score of eight to ten.

Then she wrote down the names of patients who had delivered babies with low Apgar scores in the past six months.

Rae counted some thirty babies who had been born with low Apgar scores in the past six months, but many of the babies had been born prematurely and low Apgar scores were expected for them.

There were eight Birth Center patients in the last two months alone who had low Apgar scores, and all of them, according to the computer at least, belonged to Dr.

There were a few other babies with low Apgar scores, but they were from deliveries further back and all of the doctors were different.

Rae went on to explain that she now was concerned more than ever because all of the babies had low Apgar scores and one of them had even died a week after birth.