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Phoenix Infant Radiant Warmer

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Phoenix infant warmer.jpg
Health Topic Child mortality
Classification Treatment
Scope Commercialized
Location Asia

Problem being addressed[edit]

Many infants suffer complications immediately after birth due to the lack of a consistent heat source. This is especially true for low-resource settings, where the majority of children are born at home and do not have the resources to provide their newborn with the necessary care immediately after birth.

Detailed description of the solution[edit]

The infant radiant warmer is a mobile, battery powered device that addresses severe heat loss suffered by some infants by allowing the infant’s bed to be uniformly heated. This is done by infrared radiation (IR) from a quartz heater that is beamed by a parabolic reflector uniformly over an infant’s bed. The device has a sensitive thermostat that does not require calibration to use it. The control panel can sense the infant’s temperature quickly through the use of a highly sensitive thermistor probe.

Designed by[edit]

  • Designed by: Phoenix Total Maternal and Infant Care
  • Manufacturer (if different):
  • Manufacturer location: India

When and where it was tested/implemented[edit]

India

Funding Source[edit]

Phoenix Total Maternal and Infant Care

References[edit]

Peer-reviewed publication[edit]

Other internally generated reports[edit]

Infant Radiant Warmer. Phoenix Medical Systems Private Limited. Retrieved October 31, 2013 from here.

Externally generated reports[edit]

Phoenix Infant Radiant Warmer and Open Care Warmer. (2013, January 11). Retrieved October 31, 2013 from here.

IP and copyright[edit]

Approval by regulatory bodies or standards boards[edit]