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5 Uses for Blanket and Fluid Warming Cabinets

Being a medical professional means wanting to provide the very best possible care for your patients. Keeping them comfortable and as pain-free as possible are important aspects of why blanket warmers and fluid warmers are essential in a medical setting. Outpatient Surgery’s article Patient Warming’s Not-So-Obvious Benefits highlights some reasons to warm patients: Reduce anxiety Increase patient comfort Reduce bleeding Reduce chances for cardiac problems Less anesthesia required to p...

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Staff 6/27/2018

Importance of Blanket Warmers for Hospitals

Blanket warming cabinets help to provide better patient care on many levels. They provide a safer and easier method to reduce the physical and psychological stresses of surgery through the use of warm blankets. Physical Benefits of Blanket Warmers Pre-warming the patient is vitally important before entering surgery. Mayo Clinic staff reports that general anesthesia can cause shivering and potential body temperature levels to drop, making a warm blanket essential to patients for any type of proce...

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Staff 6/17/2018

Fluid Warming and Blanket Warmers Prevent Hypothermia During Surgery

Are your patients warm enough during surgery? According to a study done at the Cleveland Clinic, patients who are warmed using forced air warming may have their body temperatures elevated by the end of their surgery, but some still show signs of hypothermia during surgery. According to the results presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, nearly all patients were at 36°C or higher at the end of surgery, but that hypothermia was surprisingly common du...

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Staff 5/30/2018

The Importance of Blanket and Fluid Warming Cabinets in the OR

Having a blanket warmer and fluid warming cabinet in a surgery center or hospital is crucial to providing not only patient comfort, but also patient safety. When patients are having a procedure done in an icy-cold operating room, they tend to be cold and generally feel nervous about what’s to come. Not only does a warm blanket make the patient feel more at ease, it also protects them from the brisk air accompanied with any surgery. Warming blankets is only one of the many uses for a warm...

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Staff 3/25/2018

Medical Equipment Advances: Blood Pressure Monitors

Every year, millions of Americans visit their doctor to monitor and control their blood pressure, yet only half have their condition under control. Having high blood pressure increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes, chronic heart failure, and kidney disease, which is why accurately measuring and tracking a patient’s blood pressure is so crucial during any office visit. It’s also a vital part of treating a patient during an emergency situation. The Beginning of Measuring Blood Pr...

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Staff 10/30/2017