Protect Your Patients, Warm Them Correctly

Protect Your Patients, Warm Them Correctly

The benefits of maintaining normothermia are well understood and form an important component of the perioperative process. However, with increasing pressure on hospitals to reduce costs and become more profitable, this treatment modality can take a backseat either because items such as forced air warming blankets are not reimbursed by medical funders or it forms part of the global fee for surgical procedures and is disregarded so as to cut costs.

Modern Medicine – Dec/Jan 2019