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Session 11; Incbator: Answers

 

1⃣ An incubator is an enclosed apparatus that is used in hospitals to help premature or sick babies survive.

2⃣ It is generally used to provide a safe and stable environment for newborns, often those who were born prematurely or with an illness or disability that makes them especially vulnerable for the first several months of life.

3⃣ Types: portable and standard.

4⃣ Components: hood , control panel, oxygen inlet, thermostat, air inlet port, bassinet, levers .

5⃣ Sensors used: pressure sensor, temperature sensor, respiration sensor and humidity sensor.

6⃣ Humidity reduces the effectiveness of sweating in cooling the body, reducing the rate of evaporation of moisture from the skin.

8⃣ Breathing difficulties, intraventricular hemorrhage, necrotizing enterocolitis and infections still claim many infant lives and are the focus of many new and current research projects.
Less stressful ways of delivering high-technology medicine to tiny patients have been devised: sensors to measure blood oxygen levels through the skin and ways of reducing the amount of blood taken for tests.

Nishita ghariwala, student.
Gujarat, india.
nghariwala@gmail.com

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