1995

Thermoregulation of Sick and Low Birth Weight Neonates

Temperature Control Temperature Monitoring Thermal Environment

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ISBN: 978-3-642-79936-5 (Print) 978-3-642-79934-1 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIII

  2. Thermodynamic principles

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-8

      The Concept of Thermoregulation

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 9-20

      Metabolic Background of Neonatal Heat Production, Energy Balance, Metabolic Response to Heat and Cold

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 21-36

      Neonatal Heat Transfer, Routes of Heat Loss and Heat Gain

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 37-50

      Body Temperature in Sick Neonates, Diseases and Biochemical Disturbances

  3. Temperature Monitoring

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 53-62

      Temperature Measurements and Distribution of Temperatures throughout the Body in Neonates

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 63-68

      Thermal Monitoring of very Preterm Infants. Which Temperature should be Measured?

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 69-82

      Experiences with Thermal Monitoring, Influence of Neonatal Care and how should it be Monitored

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 83-91

      Temperature Control in Preterm Infants — Effect of Birthweight and Gestational Age

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 93-100

      Thermal Monitoring in Sick Neonates

  4. Optimal Thermal Environment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 103-126

      Physical Properties of the Thermal Environment

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 127-141

      Effect of the Thermal Environment on Neonatal Mortality and Morbidity: State of the Evidence

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 143-151

      Treatment of Sick Newborns in Incubators

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 153-191

      Treatment of Sick Newborns under Radiant Warmers

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 193-201

      Treatment of Sick Newborns with Heated Mattress

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 203-216

      Aspects of Hygiene

  5. Extreme Thermal Conditions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 217-217

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 219-229

      Prevention of Neonatal Hypothermia in the Delivery Room

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 231-241

      Transportation of Sick Newborns in a Cold Environment