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Patient Warming's Link to Faster Discharges

Maintaining normothermia reduces surgical complication risks and speeds recoveries.

Daniel Cook, Executive Editor

What if the chair of the Cleveland Clinic's department of outcomes research said you had access to an anesthetic intervention that markedly improved the outcome of surgery with little effort, risk and cost? That's how strongly anesthesiologist Daniel Sessler, MD, touts patient warming, the simple yet extremely effective way to fend off the surgical complications that can grind your case schedule to a halt.

 
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