The quality of a good question can create insight. Join Shawn and Mark as they discuss the life saving simplicity and humble beginnings of the Apgar Test.
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Tags: Good questions, Simplicity, Influence, life saver
This story starts at 2:02
The value of good questions
First 24 hrs highest risk for newborns
1953 Virginia Apgar obstetric anesthesiologist
5 things to check – heart rate, respiration, reflex, muscle tone and colour (0, 1 or 2 for each)
7 or less could be trouble
Apgar test still used today
Reduced infant mortality
APGAR – Appearance Pulse Grimace Activity Respiration
Small, simple things make a big difference
Insight came after being asked the question
V was a professor – this influenced the application of change/process
Examples and events are so vital to telling good stories
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