Automated closed-loop management of body temperature using forced-air blankets: preliminary feasibility study in a porcine model

BACKGROUND Management of a patient's body temperature is an important aspect of care that should be addressed by targeted temperature management (TTM). Often, non-invasive methods like forced-air blankets are used. Especially in the operating room this management may be a subsidiary and repetitive task requiring constant observation of the patient's body… CONTINUE READING