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    Preventing and treating perioperative hypothermia
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3M™ Bair Hugger™ Therapy

The name in forced-air warming technology for treating and preventing perioperative hypothermia.

Inadvertent perioperative hypothermia remains a costly complication of surgery associated with higher mortality rates, longer hospital stays and an increased rate of wound infection.

The good news is unintended hypothermia is easily preventable.
Find out how 3M Bair Hugger is used for keeping patients warm.

View our extensive range of patient warming blanket styles designed to enhance patient comfort and meet your clinical needs.

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References

    Forced-air warming, an effective way to prevent and treat Hypothermia

    1. Sessler DI. (1997), Current concepts: mild perioperative hypothermia. New England Journal of Medicine, No. 24, Vol, 336, pp. 1730-1737.
    2. Plattner, O. et. al (2010), Comparison of Forced-Air and a New Resistive Warming Device for Intraoperative Rewarming. ASA abstracts, 2010. A076.
    3. Tominaga A., Koitabashi T., et al. (2007) Efficacy of an underbody Forced-Air Warming Blanket for the Prevention of Intraoperative Hypothermia. Anesthesiology. 107: A91
    4. Ouchi, T. et. al. Lithotomy Underbody Air Blanket Can Prevent Intraoperative Redistribution Hypothermia . ASA abstracts, 2010. A088.
    5. Engelen, S, et al. (2010) A Comparison of Under-Body Forced Air and Resistive Heating during Hypothermic,on-pump cardiac surgery. Anaesthesia, Vol 66, No.2 , pp.104-110.