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ORX Awards and the Winners Are ... - September 2014 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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1 2 2 O U T P AT I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 4 W hen you think about the benefits that come from patient warming, what comes to mind first? Increased patient satisfaction? Reducing the like- lihood of surgical site infection? Faster recover- ies? All are immensely important, but what about the less-well-known and not-fully-appreciated benefits of warming, such as reducing intra- P A T I E N T W A R M I N G Patient Warming's Not-So-Obvious Benefits ON THE INSIDE Patients know warming feels good. They may not know it can prevent heart attacks and strokes. Happier patients are just the beginning. Jim Burger | Associate Editor

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