Isolette


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Isolette

(ī′sə-lĕt′)
A trademark for a neonatal incubator.

Isolette

a trademark for a self-contained incubator unit that provides a controlled heat, humidity, and oxygen microenvironment for the isolation and care of premature and low-birth weight neonates. The apparatus is made of a clear plastic material and has a large door and portholes for easy access to the infant with a minimum of heat and oxygen loss. A servocontrol mechanism constantly monitors the infant's temperature and controls the heat within the unit.

i·so·lette

(ī'sŏ-let')
Individual clear basket used in nurseries for newborns.
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She was a little chilled, but her body temperature quickly rose as they placed her in a heated isolette.
Whenever I arrived in the unit, I would check the clipboard that hung from Jack's isolette.
Noise levels may be caused by infant crying, staff, telephones, and frequent equipment alarms, which can peak at 80-90 decibels even inside an isolette (Cassidy & Standley, 1995).
Most of the babies have low birthweight and therefore stay in the isolette for days or weeks.
The rotor craft was remodeled with medical equipment including an Isolette incubator.
They are loved, comforted, and guided, and in the end the prize is in their arms, not in an isolette warmer.
Assisted by the transport isolette, the nurse strives to minimize unnecessary disruption of the neonate's mutual field process.
They are placed in a full-body, custom-designed preemie calorimeter that resembles a newborn isolette.
Sometimes it was quite a procedure to get him out of the isolette (incubator) -- stopping the alarms, getting him wrapped, finding the rocking chair.
Providing excellent portability, the CXDI-80C Wireless DR Detector can also fit into an incubator tray or isolette, which is ideal for orthopedics practice or Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU).
Our fleet of jets are medically-configured with state-of-the-art neonatal technology, such as the Baby Pod II(TM) and the Isolette incubator.
Fortunately, the Piaggio P-180 has this capability due to its large cabin size with a 4 seat capability, full stretcher and isolette table.