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The Optimum Thermal Environment for Naked Babies
  1. E. N. Hey,
  2. G. Katz

    Abstract

    The optimum thermal environment in which to nurse a baby naked in an incubator has been defined from a knowledge of the magnitude of the factors affecting thermal balance.

    Such a neutral environment allows body temperature to remain normal while oxygen consumption and evaporative water loss are both at a minimum.

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