Thermal suits as an alternative way to keep patients warm peri-operatively: a randomised trial.

@article{Hirvonen2011ThermalSA,
  title={Thermal suits as an alternative way to keep patients warm peri-operatively: a randomised trial.},
  author={Eila A Hirvonen and Minnaliisa Marikki Niskanen},
  journal={European journal of anaesthesiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={
          376-81
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Unintentional hypothermia of a patient is a common adverse effect during surgical procedures. Many strategies can be used to reduce heat loss. The aim of this prospective, randomised, controlled study was to determine whether the use of the thermal suit (T-Balance) could prevent surgical patients from experiencing thermal loss better than conventional measures. METHODS We examined a group of consecutive patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate under… CONTINUE READING

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