Risk factors influencing inadvertent hypothermia in infants and neonates during anesthesia

Tander B., Baris S., Karakaya D., Ariturk E., Rizalar R., Bernay F.

PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA, vol.15, no.7, pp.574-579, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2005.01504.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.574-579
  • Keywords: intraoperative hypothermia, infants, neonates, NONSHIVERING THERMOGENESIS, AMBIENT TEMPERATURE, PATIENT TEMPERATURE, SURGERY
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


Background: The factors affecting the thermal status in neonates and infants undergoing general anesthesia are not yet investigated in detail. We evaluated the factors leading to intraoperative hypothermia in 60 neonates and infants.