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Prewarming: Maintaining Normothermia From the Start

  • 60 mins

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Speaker:

Susan Symons, RN, BSN


Learning Objectives:

  • Explain how the body's thermoregulation system works
  • Define unintended perioperative hypothermia
  • Identify adverse patient outcomes associated with unintended perioperative hypothermia
  • Discuss the definition of prewarming and associated clinical studies
  • Explain why prewarming is beneficial in the prevention of unintended perioperative hypothermia
  • Identify industry initiatives and guidelines citing normothermia
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