Intraoperative temperature monitoring with zero heat flux technology (3M SpotOn sensor) in comparison with sublingual and nasopharyngeal temperature: An observational study.

@article{Iden2015IntraoperativeTM,
  title={Intraoperative temperature monitoring with zero heat flux technology (3M SpotOn sensor) in comparison with sublingual and nasopharyngeal temperature: An observational study.},
  author={Timo Iden and E P Horn and Berthold Bein and Ruwen Boehm and Janne Beese and Jan Hoecker},
  journal={European journal of anaesthesiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={387-91}
}
BACKGROUND Perioperative hypothermia is common in patients undergoing general anaesthesia and is associated with important adverse events. The 'gold standard' for monitoring body core temperature - the pulmonary artery catheter - is invasive and unsuitable for most patients. For routine clinical practice, other sites and methods of temperature monitoring… CONTINUE READING