Newborn Life Support

Description: Do not place the baby in a plastic bag or polythene wrapping as there is a lack of pre-hospital evidence demonstrating the role of these in the prevention of newborn hypothermia in either significantly preterm (<32 weeks) or term infants. New photographs are provided.
Date Update Posted Online: September 7, 2017
Book: Reference Edition
Section Title: Newborn Life Support
Priority: Orange
Guidelines Print Date: September 20, 2017
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