The Apgar test was developed in 1952 and has since become regarded as the gold standard for assessing newborn babies. Five categories are assessed on a scale from 0-2, for a possible total of 10. An infant is scored at both 1 and 5 minutes after birth. If his initial score is less than 7, the sc...
Spread by disease particles emitted from an infected person’s coughing, sneezing, or talking. Particles are small and can spread long distances.
Examples include chickenpox, measles, and tuberculosis.
In addition to standard precautions, a properly fitting N95 Respirator mask should b...