Policy Number


IWK - 4545 - Temperature Management of the Newborn


This policy outlines the nursing care and temperature management of the newborn through their admission, transfer to  and stay on FNCU  It outlines assessment criteria and process details for  the temperature management of the  newborn. including notification of the care provider. This policy provides guidelines for consistency of management between BU and FNCU. This policy excludes newborns admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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