The Effects of Dressing up Preterm Infants After Tub Bathing on Moisture Loss: A Randomized Controlled Trial


Kan Onturk Z. , Gozen D.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.10, pp.1-8, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.33808/clinexphealthsci.609402
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-8

Abstract

Objective: The skin of the preterm newborn plays an important role in adapting the newborn to the environment after birth. This was designed as a randomised controlled experimental trial in order to determine the effect of dressing after tub bathing on loss of skin moisture in healthy preterm infants.