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Hypothesis waiting for proof: unwrapping neonates for transfer
  1. D J Hawkes,
  2. D G Spendley,
  3. M Alfaham
  1. Departments of Child Health and Medical Physics, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust, Llandough Hospital, Cardiff CF64 2XX, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Alfaham;

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During transfer from the delivery suite to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), infants are traditionally wrapped in pre-warmed towels. Whether this is optimal remains unknown. We compared the effects on core temperature of wrapping or not wrapping neonates …

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