A reusable, custom-made warming blanket prevents core hypothermia during major neonatal surgery

@article{Kongsayreepong2002ARC,
  title={A reusable, custom-made warming blanket prevents core hypothermia during major neonatal surgery},
  author={Suneerat Kongsayreepong and Panidaporn Gunnaleka and Suwannee Suraseranivongse and Sangsom Pirayavaraporn and Sumitra Chowvanayotin and Thunyanit Montapaneewat and Chitprapa Manon},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Anesthesia},
  year={2002},
  volume={49},
  pages={605-609}
}
PurposeTo introduce a reusable model of neonatal forced air warming blanket for intraoperative use during major noncardiac neonatal surgery and to determine clinical efficacy of this reusable blanket compared with the commonly used disposable blankets.MethodsDelivered air temperature and calorie uptake of standard thermal bodies within the reusable blankets, Bair Hugger® blanket model 530 and model 555 were studied. Also, an efficacy study was conducted in 90 neonatal patients scheduled for… CONTINUE READING