Use of polyethylene bags in extremely low birth weight infant resuscitation for the prevention of hypothermia.

@article{Carroll2010UseOP,
  title={Use of polyethylene bags in extremely low birth weight infant resuscitation for the prevention of hypothermia.},
  author={Patrick D Carroll and Craig A. Nankervis and Peter J. Giannone and Leandro Cordero},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 1-2},
  pages={9-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical responses of extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants resuscitated in polyethylene bags with ELBW infants who were resuscitated using traditional temperature control measures. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort investigation of 70 ELBW infants who were resuscitated using polyethylene bags (study) and 70 ELBW infants (control) resuscitated without polyethylene bags matched by birth weight, gestational age and gender. RESULTS Infants in the study and control… CONTINUE READING

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