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- n. A condition of normal body temperature.
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- n. The condition of having a normal body temperature
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- n. normal body temperature.
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- n. normal body temperature
Today, Arizant products help maintain normal body temperature, known as normothermia, in more than 20 million surgical patients annually as part of an effort to help prevent surgical site infections and other serious complications associated with surgical hypothermia.
Yes, normothermia is a real word; we recommend using it when complaining about the air-conditioning in a chilly restaurant.
* Colorectal surgery patients with immediate postoperative normothermia
• Colorectal surgery patients with immediate postoperative normothermia
Arizant's normothermia technology also has applications in wound healing and will augment
Arizant's normothermia technology also has applications in wound healing and will augment 3M's technology base in this market as well.
"One of the primary benefits of maintaining patient normothermia is its effect in reducing surgical-site infections," Bergstromm said.
Sterilization, aseptic technique, skin preparation, appropriate antibiotic timing, maintenance of normothermia, environmental controls and handwashing are but a few of the measures falling under the umbrella of perioperative nursing practice.
Cold patients develop more complications, so make sure you request a blanket if it won’t get in the way and ask your anesthesiologist to keep you warm during and after surgery, to ensure that you remain in a blissful state of normothermia.