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Silverman Score

The App Silverman Score lets you evaluate respiratory distress of a newborn, based on five criteria

The App Silverman Score lets you evaluate respiratory distress of a newborn, based on five criteria

Silverman Score

by Martha Luz Rodriguez Leal
Silverman Score
Silverman Score
Silverman Score

What is it about?

The App Silverman Score lets you evaluate respiratory distress of a newborn, based on five criteria. Each parameter is quantifiable and the total sum is interpreted in terms of respiratory distress.

Silverman Score

App Details

Version
1.1
Rating
NA
Size
4Mb
Genre
Medical Education
Last updated
July 5, 2018
Release date
February 18, 2015
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App Store Description

The App Silverman Score lets you evaluate respiratory distress of a newborn, based on five criteria. Each parameter is quantifiable and the total sum is interpreted in terms of respiratory distress.

This application can be used by doctors, nurses and anyone related to health care in a simple and intuitive way, providing an immediate response by selecting the options in each category.

The criteria evaluated in the test of Silverman and Andersen are:

- Thoraco-abdominal movements
- Intercostal retractions, ie collapse of the intercostal spaces
- Xiphoid retraction, ie the point of the sternum
- Nasal flaring
- Expiratory groan

Interpretation:

The sum of points obtained during the evaluation is interpreted as follows:
Newborn with 0 points, without respiratory distress.
Newborn with 1-3 points, with mild respiratory distress.
Newborn with 4-6 points, with moderate respiratory distress.
Newborn with 7-10 points, with severe respiratory distress.

The information contained in this application is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice or emergency treatment. Do not use this information to diagnose or develop a treatment plan for a health problem or disease without consulting a qualified physician.

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