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Thermoregulation in neonates.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8139518     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thermoregulation is a critical physiologic function that is closely related to the transition and survival of the infant. An understanding of transitional events and the physiologic adaptations that neonates must make is essential to helping the nurse provide an appropriate environment and help infants maintain thermal stability. This article reviews neonatal thermal regulation, heat loss and gain, and the thermal response that is generated when thermal stability is threatened.
Authors:
K Thomas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neonatal network : NN     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0730-0832     ISO Abbreviation:  Neonatal Netw     Publication Date:  1994 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-04-28     Completed Date:  1994-04-28     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503921     Medline TA:  Neonatal Netw     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  15-22     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adaptation, Physiological
Air Movements
Body Temperature / physiology
Body Temperature Regulation*
Cold Temperature
Education, Nursing, Continuing
Environment
Hot Temperature
Humans
Infant, Low Birth Weight / physiology
Infant, Newborn / physiology*
Infant, Premature / physiology
Stress, Physiological / physiopathology

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