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Comparison of two convective warming systems during major abdominal and orthopedic surgery.

Authors
  • Wagner, Karl
  • Swanson, Erika
  • Raymond, Clifford J
  • Smith, Charles E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthésie
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2008
Volume
55
Issue
6
Pages
358–363
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/BF03021491
PMID: 18566199
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Despite differences in heating characteristics, both convective warming systems were effective in maintaining perioperative normothermia in patients undergoing major abdominal and orthopedic surgery. Therefore, choice of warming system is dependent on other factors such as ergonomics and cost.

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