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Preventing Admission Hypothermia in Very Low Birth Weight Neonates

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Neonatal hypothermia, temperature < 36.5°C, is a major contributor to neonatal mortality and morbidity. hypothermia of preterm infants remains a challenge in the NiCU for many reasons. preterm very low birth weight (VlBW) infants, those infants born <1,500 g, are prone to very rapid heat losses through mechanisms of convection, evaporation, conduction, and radiation. this article reviews current research to reduce and prevent mortality and morbidity from hypothermia in preterm VlBW infants by implementing interventions in the delivery room to minimize heat loss and maintain core body temperatures.
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Keywords: birth; delivery room; hypothermia on admission; neonatal; preterm infants; resuscitation; temperature; thermoregulation

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: May 1, 2014

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