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Hypothermia during surgery can affect recovery

Body temperature decreases during the first hour of , even when patients are actively warmed with forced air, reports a new study published in the February issue of , the official of the American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA®). Furthermore, patients who experience the most are more likely to require .

Patients Actively Warmed During Surgery Still Experience Hypothermia, Study Finds
Patients actively warmed during surgery still experience hypothermia, study finds.


American Society of Anesthesiologists