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Table 2 Summary of the regions of interest that were assessed up to date

From: Thermal imaging applications in neonatal care: a scoping review

Regions of interest/investigation Authors - Studies
Body surface (skin) temperature, and temperature distributions (patterns): Forehead, nose, cheeks, chin, earlobe, nape, interscapular area, hand, foot, upper trunk, buttock, thigh, calf, arm, abdomen, back. Viitanen&Kivikoski (1971); Tahti et al. (1972); Rylander et al. (1972); Perlstein et al. (1972); Bhatia et al. (1976); Pomerance et al. (1977); Clark &Stothers (1980); Ek et al. (1999); Oya et al. (1997); Adams et al. (2000); Christidis et al. (2002); Saxena&Willital (2008); Rice et al. (2010); Herry et al. (2011); Knobel et al. (2011); Abbas et al. (2011); Knobel et al. (2013); Kurath-Koller et al. (2015); Knobel-Dail et al. (2017); Barcat et al. (2017)
Deep structures/organs: heart, liver and kidneys. Bhatia et al. (1976); Pomerance et al. (1977)
Clinical states: Pathologies, abdominal wall defects, NEC, heart failure, liver diseases, kidney dysfunction. Bhatia et al. (1976; Pomerance et al. (1977); Saxena&Willital (2008); Rice et al. (2010); Herry et al. (2011); Knobel et al. (2011)
Heat loss Tahti et al. (1972); Ek et al. (1999); Adams et al. (2000)
Respiratory monitoring Adams et al. (2000); Abbas et al. (2011)
Safety of laser acupuncture Kurath-Koller et al. (2015)
Sleep propensity Barcat L et al. (2017)