Product must offer adjustable warming capabilities for both pre and post-operative application to assist in maintaining normothermia
Early mobilization (within 24 hours) is among the enhanced recovery elements that the ERAS Society guidelines say is "of particular value" for minimally invasive surgery, along with maintenance of normothermia
and normovolemia with maintenance of adequate cardiac output.
Clinicians might expect to see a measurable outcome, however, when implementing a combination of standardized, evidence-based practices related to preparing the surgical patient, such as microbial reduction, hand hygiene, maintaining normothermia
, proper hair removal methods, surgical skin prepping, and sterile surface preparation.
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery associated with severe left ventricular dysfunction: Results in normothermia
Body temperature: Maintenance of normothermia
is vital for function of platelets and coagulation factors are essential for haemostasis.
Maintenance of normovolemia, normothermia
, and oxygenation is critical (Kehlet & Thienpont, 2013).
One meta-analysis supported a decrease in mortality compared with normothermia
but failed to show statistical significance (Li & Yang, 2014).
, he opined, is extremely important for good outcome.
The prevention of SSIs emphasizes the effective use of antimicrobial prophylaxis, and other control practices including non-hair removal at the operative site (unless it interferes with the procedure), maintaining normothermia
during the perioperative period, surveillance for SSIs (using postdischarge surveillance methods), and the compliance with bundles elements for surgical procedures.
The restoration of normothermia
can take up to 4h if measures for preventing hypothermia are not taken.
Following morning tea and networking time, Cara McCarthy and Olivia Campbell from 3M spoke on the importance of maintaining normothermia
The primary endpoint was improvement (a 2[degree sign]F or greater decrease in temperature from baseline) or resolution of fever (a return to normothermia