The Apgar test has rescued countless infants, but people are often surprised to discover Virginia Apgar was a real person.
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How important is Dr. Virginia Apgar to the modern practice of obstetrics? It is said that: “every baby born in a modern hospital anywhere in the world is looked at first through the eyes of Dr. Virginia Apgar.” Considered a modern medical pioneer, Dr. Apgar improved obstetrical anesthesia and significantly advanced the study of birth defects. Her vibrant life and many accomplishments are chronicled in this article that I really enjoyed. Let me know if you did too! Thais