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Figure 7.5. Circular lesions on the back of an infant as a result of skin burns from a faulty tran-scutaneous pO2 electrode. With the advent of pulse oximetry the transcutaneous electrodes are rarely used nowadays.

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Figure 7.7. Hypopigmentation of the skin of the lower abdomen as a result of scarring from application of tape in the newborn intensive care unit. Trauma to the skin from adhesive tape is not uncommon, especially in very low birth weight infants. The hypopigmentation improves over time. (Landers, S.)

Figure 7.7. Hypopigmentation of the skin of the lower abdomen as a result of scarring from application of tape in the newborn intensive care unit. Trauma to the skin from adhesive tape is not uncommon, especially in very low birth weight infants. The hypopigmentation improves over time. (Landers, S.)

Figure 7.8. This infant developed necrosis and discoloration of the toes as the result of burns from the heater in an incubator at the time Gordon-Armstrong incubators were in use for management of premature infants. In our nursery, several infants developed burns over a short period of time. It was determined that the physician examining the infant would place the infant on top of the incubator and the burn would result from contact with a metallic instruction guide which was normally present on the incubator cover. Once the cause was determined, this problem was eliminated. The reason for including a historic figure is that in care and management of a sick neonate one should always be on the alert for possible iatrogenic problems.

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