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Premature infant lacks subcutaneous adipose tissue so how do they stay warm?

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Dr. Henry Rascoff
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Excellent question

this is why premature infants are kept in thermal-neutral incubators until they mature enough to maintain they're temps.

In brief: Excellent question

this is why premature infants are kept in thermal-neutral incubators until they mature enough to maintain they're temps.
Dr. Henry Rascoff
Dr. Henry Rascoff
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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Warmers and blanket

It is more difficult to maintain the temperature of premature infants, but baby warmers and blankets are very effective.

In brief: Warmers and blanket

It is more difficult to maintain the temperature of premature infants, but baby warmers and blankets are very effective.
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
I would add that the neonatal caps are important in their management.
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