References - Transfer of a Baby to Special Care
References are listed alphabetically.
The table below lists the five Apgar signs. Each of the areas is given a score of 0, 1 or 2, to make a total Apgar score of up to 10 points.
Healthy Apgar Score
Australian Council on Healthcare Standards - Clinical Indicator User Manual 2014: Obstetrics Indicators. Clinical Indicator 9.1: Apgar score. The numerator of this indicator is: Number of live born term babies with an Apgar score of less than 7 at five minutes post delivery. The denominator is: Number of live born term babies born. To obtain a percentage for “Healthy Apgar Score” the numerator has been subtracted from the denominator before converting to a percentage.
other Australian Hospitals
Australian Council on Healthcare Standards – Clinical Indicator Program. Obstetric Clinical Indicator 10.1. Australian Hospital rate taken from the most recent 6 month measurement period.Obstetric indicator 10.1 is Unplanned Transfer to Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.