Comparison of Three Methods of Taking Temperatures in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01012128
(Closed: logistical problems that could not be resolved.)
Preterm infants will have their body temperature measured by three different devices in order to evaluate whether the newest device, a temporal artery scanning thermometer, is accurate for patients in the preterm period.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
up to 6 Months (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Preterm infants corrected to 30-35 weeks gestation
preterm infants corrected to 30-35 weeks gestation
current incubator set on air control between 28-30 degrees centigrade
infants <30 and >35 weeks gestation
infants requiring > 30 degrees centigrade in incubator on air control