Archive March 2006 VII, No. 3

Safety

Organize Your Warming Cabinets

Deon Nourse, RN

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Deon Nourse, RN Warming cabinets let us have several days' worth of irrigation fluid on hand at just the right temperature when procedures begin. But unless you organize your warming cabinet, you're going to waste fluid or, worse, jeopardize patient safety. Here's how to keep track of what irrigation fluids you've warmed, how long they've been warmed and what fluid you can't rewarm.

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