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Phoenix Infant Radiant Warmer
|Health Topic||Child mortality|
Problem being addressed
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
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: Phoenix Total Maternal and Infant Care
- Manufacturer (if different):
- Manufacturer location: India
When and where it was tested/implemented
Phoenix Total Maternal and Infant Care
Other internally generated reports
Infant Radiant Warmer. Phoenix Medical Systems Private Limited. Retrieved October 31, 2013 from here.
Externally generated reports
Phoenix Infant Radiant Warmer and Open Care Warmer. (2013, January 11). Retrieved October 31, 2013 from here.