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a rating, usually expressed numerically, based on specific achievement or the degree to which certain qualities are manifest.
APACHE score (acute physiological assessment and chronic health evaluation) a widely used method for assessing severity of illness in acutely ill patients in intensive care units, taking into account a variety of routine physiological parameters.
Apgar score a numerical expression of an infant's condition at birth, based on heart rate, respiratory effort, muscle tone, reflex irritability, and color; see also apgar score.
Bishop score a score for estimating the prospects of induction of labor, arrived at by evaluating the extent of cervical dilatation, effacement, the station of the fetal head, consistency of the cervix, and the cervical position in relation to the vaginal axis.
Silverman-Andersen score a system for evaluating the breathing of premature infants; see also Silverman-Andersen score.
stroke score any of various scoring systems that seek to characterize a patient's clinical state following a stroke.
trauma score a rating system used in the evaluation of patients with traumatic injury. Scores range from 1 to 15, with lower scores being associated with higher mortality rates.

Bishop score

system to determine the inducibility of the cervix in a pregnant patient, based on dilation, effacement, station, and cervical consistency and position.
[E. H. Bishop]

Bish·op score

(bish'ŏp skōr)
System to determine the inducibility of the cervix in a pregnant patient, based on dilation, effacement, station, and cervical consistency and position.
[E. H. Bishop]

Bishop score

A system for evaluating the potential for successful elective induction of labor. Factors assessed include fetal station, cervical position, effacement, dilation, and consistency. Each factor receives a score of 0, 1, 2, or 3, for the maximum predictive total score of 15. The lower the score, the greater the possibility that labor induction will fail.
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Intravaginal misoprostol vs expectant management in premature rupture of membranes with low bishop scores at term.
50 Gestational age>280 days 24 (24%) Labor pain on admission 52 (52%) Amniorrhexis on admission 52 (52%) Bishop score at misoprostol 4.
We also compared the incidence of cumulative Bishop score increases ≥3 within 12 h and the incidence of vaginal delivery within 24 h in the two groups separately, and found both of these incidences in the misoprostol group are higher than those in the placebo group [Table 2].
Spontaneous onset of labour, history of previous vaginal delivery and favourable Bishop score at the time of admission before the labour suite have been reported as good prognostic factors in literature.
3 Mean gestational age (weeks) (range) 38 (30-44) Mean estimated fetal weight (g) (range) 2 799 (1 370-4 600) Bishop score (mean) 4.
The Bishop score was noted as a ver y significant (p Less than 0.
Intra cervical misoprostol 50 microgram has resulted in 90% success rate in other studies8 regardless of bishop score and now induction with greater dose is being tried9.
At the time of admission, majority of patients had an unfavourable cervix with Bishop score <6 (Table 5, Fig.
The primary outcome of induction-to-delivery time is not clinically important, particularly when multiparous women and those with a Bishop score above 5 are included, as they were in this study.
The risk doubled with a Bishop score less than 5 at the time of admission, compared with higher Bish-op scores.
Borderline reduced amniotic fluid index (AFI), reduced foetal movements, mild pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH), favourable Bishop score, small for gestational age foetus, excess liquor, macrosomia, Impaired Glucose Tolerance at or after 36 weeks of pregnancy are some of the common marginal indications.
At the end of 48 hours, all patients had been delivered with the Bishop score <5.