Thermoregulation in preterm born babies

 

Regulation of body temperature is a basic aspect of newborn care. In preterm born babies, this is particularly important since hypothermia is associated with a greater risk of morbidity and mortality. Temperature control can be achieved through various care practices.  For more information on thermoregulation please download our newly developed factsheet.

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Video interview with Dr. Mark Johnson & Aisling Walsh

 

Dr. Mark Johnson from the Princess Anne Hospital in Southampton (UK) speaks to us about the importance of temperature regulation in newborn babies, with a particular focus on preterm babies. Find out more about the measures taken and challenges faced in thermoregulation by healthcare professionals in the video below.

Dr. Mark Johnson on thermoregulation in preterm born babies

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