Using a panel of ultrasound markers in a systematic fashion as a part of screening has been referred to as a "genetic sonogram". The presence of one of these markers may increase the possibility of Down syndrome.
Illustrated APGAR (appearance, pulse, grimace, activity, respiration) Test Scoring chart. The chart visually demonstrates how well a baby tolerated the birthing process by providing five categories (the rows in the chart) by which one must rate the newborn on a scale of 0 to 2 (the columns of the chart), where 0 is the lowest (undesirable) and 2 is the highest (desirable). Row 1: Appearance: Score 0 is 'Blue all over,' showing a simple illustration of the figure of a baby, all blue; Score 1…
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