4 Warming Methods Combined to Prevent Hypothermia During Surgery

4 Warming Methods Combined to Prevent Hypothermia During Surgery

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4 Warming Methods Combined to Prevent Hypothermia During Surgery

Using multiple warming measures, hypothermia was prevented in an adult man with severe cold agglutinin disease (CAD) undergoing surgery, a recent case study reports. According to the investigators, the report is the first to describe the success of a combination of four specific warming strategies, including pre-surgery skin surface warming and intravenous (IV) infusion of pre-warmed fluids, and highlights the importance of hypothermia prevention in CAD patients before, during and after surgery. “The most striking…

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