Archive December, 2006 VII, No. 12

Safety

Proper Use of Patient Warming Devices.

Charles Moss III, CRNA, MS; and Rose Moss, RN, MN, CNOR

Many temperature-regulating devices are available today and perioperative personnel must use these devices in a safe and effective manner. That includes following manufacturers' recommendations and monitoring the devices during the surgical procedure, according to AORN's 2006 recommended practices.[1] Read on to learn the safety considerations for various warming devices.

New to Outpatient Surgery Magazine?
Sign-up to continue reading this article.
Register Now
Have an account? Please log in:
Email Address:
  Remember my login on this computer

advertiser banner

Other Articles That May Interest You

5 Questions Protect Pediatric Patients From Airway Troubles

Simulated Saline Puts Patients at Risk

A training product somehow ended up on supply shelves.

Expert Q&A: Wrong-Site Surgery

Why years of time outs and surgical site marking haven't eradicated this never event.