6. With regard to the Apgar Score:

 

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a. heart rate < 100 beats per minute scores 0  
b. grimace in response to stimulation scores 2  
c. flexion of extremities scores 1  
d. gasping, weak cry scores 0  
e. is normally recorded at 1 and 5 minutes  
f. active resuscitation is not required unless the 5 minute score is < 5  
g. initial ventilatory support should be with a bag and mask at a rate of 10 -20 inflations per minute, with the pressure set at < 30 cm. H2O  
h. intubation should be performed if the heart rate falls to < 100 beats / minute  
i.  naloxone is safe for babies of opiate addicts  

 

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