Neonatal hypothermia, a very well known and
preventable neonatal condition which if overlooked can
have severe consequences in neonatal outcome.
1. To look for the incidence and severity of hypothermia
in outborn neonates on admission
2. To compare their outcome with non hypothermic
It is a hospital based observational study conducted
in a tertiary level neonatal unit. Neonates were enrolled at
admission. Ethical committee clearance and informed
consent from guardians were taken. Temperature was
recorded on arrival by probe of radiant warmer in right
hypochondrium. Q Maternal and neonatal demographic
details, neonatal clinical profile and outcome was
recorded. Analysis was done by SPSS.16
Keywords : Hypothermia, Newborn, Hypothermia Consequences.