Thermal care of the newborn

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This guideline is applicable to all Midwifery, Nursing and Medical staff in The West of Scotland. The purpose of this guideline is to facilitate optimum thermal control in babies, potentially reducing the need for admission to the neonatal unit due to hypothermia.

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