Funds raised from the programme will support the acquisition of a Radiant Warmer
for babies, which will be donated to Our Lady of Grace Catholic Hospital, Breman Asikuma.
Most common equipment used in neonatal intensive care unit are bililights, central line, cardiopulmonary monitor, blood pressure monitor, incubator, oxygen hood, radiant warmer
, ventilator, endotracheal tube, umbilical catheter, are some of the most common equipment used in infant care units in hospitals.
Another open intensive care method is the radiant warmer
which functions according to the laws of radiant heat.
My students, who just yesterday were simulating infant resuscitation, jump into action flipping on the radiant warmer
; grabbing dry towels, and presenting me with ambubags with different mask sizes so we could find the one that is right for our baby.
Numerical and experimental analysis of infant radiant warmer
. Computer Methods in Mechanics, CMM 2011, Warsaw, Poland.
The use of heating devices, such as a radiant warmer
or additional heat lamps, is helpful, especially in reducing conductive heat loss, but do little to diminish heat loss by other routes.16-18 Healthy term newborns should be quickly dried after birth.
As a direct result of Max's participation, the Fund-a-Need auction raised $68,000 for a Giraffe OmniBed for the NICU - a full-featured incubator and radiant warmer
that creates a healing environment for intensively ill infants - where his life was saved eight years earlier.
Razi, Razi, and Zubrow (1997) examined changes in diaper weight after voiding in regular and super-absorbent diapers (folded and unfolded) in a radiant warmer
or in an incubator.
A question submitted to the FDA-sponsored MedSun newsletter summarized the issue: "We are using electrosurgical units (ESUs) with infants in radiant warmers
and are concerned that the patient temperature probe used with the radiant warmer
might provide an alternate path for the ESU's radio frequency energy and lead to a burn at the site of the temperature probe.
These were: group 1, Warm-touch[TM] (Patient warming system, Tyco Health Care, Mallinckrodt Medical, USA) and group 2, Suntouch radiant warmer
model PW820 AEA (Fisher and Paykel, New Zealand).
In addition not only incubator settings, but also the conditions of an open radiant warmer