•The patient's Apgar score is 7. The patient is in respiratory distress and is having trouble oxygenating her extremities. Placing the patient in modified Trendelenburg will ensure adequate blood flow to her brain and vital organs.
•The patient does not need resuscitation.
Apgar scored from 0-10. Each category is scored 0-2
•Appearance: Blue/pale all over, blue extremities/pink body, entire body pink
•Pulse: Absent, <100, >100
•Grimace: No response to stimulation, grimace/feeble cry, cry or pull away
•Activity: None, some flexion, flexed extremities that resist extension
•Respiration: Absent, weak/irregular/gasping, strong cry