QOD 86: Hypothermia in an Infant (OB/Peds/Health Promotion and Maintenance)

QOD 86: Hypothermia in an Infant (OB/Peds/Health Promotion and Maintenance)

Question:

A nurse working in the newborn nursery is caring for an infant who was born 3 hours ago. The infant’s axillary temperature is 97.0F and the nurse notes that his respiratory rate is 60/minute. Which action of the nurse is most appropriate?

Answer:

B.  Increase the . . .