An unusual postoperative burn.

  title={An unusual postoperative burn.},
  author={Preye A Zuokumor},
  volume={59 5},
I wish to report an unusual postoperative burn in a 79 year-old man undergoing a right total hip replacement. A pre-operative lumbar plexus block was performed and general anaesthesia induced. He was placed in the left lateral position with a beanbag to secure him and an axillary roll was placed under the dependent left axilla. The diathermy plate was attached to the left thigh. An upper body forced air-warming blanket (Bair Hugger ) and fluid warmer were used. His body temperature fell from 36… CONTINUE READING


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