- Improved clinical outcomes of at least 15% (such as body temperature, growth velocity, ventilator use, chronic lung disease, weight stabilization, and electrolyte balance)
- Higher admissions temperatures by nearly 0.5°C
- Enhanced infection control
*Based on use of the Giraffe OmniBed Carestation
(as referenced in GE's Snug as a Bug White Paper)
Kim SM et al. Improved care and growth outcomes by using hybrid humidified incubators in very preterm infant. Pediatrics 125(1), 137-145, 2010F. Loersch, M Schindler, K. Starr of GE Healthcare, J. Moore, L Lynam Bayne. "Risk Factors for intra-hospital transport of newborn patients: A new solution to an old problem". Journal of Neonatal Nursing (2011) 17, 203-214
From birth to discharge, maintaining stable thermoregulation is a critical stage in a baby's journey. Not all incubators are created equally in terms of thermoregulation.
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