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Difficult Airways - April 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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I f you're not already doing it, here's something to add to the checklist when you're turning over the OR: Turn on the fluid warmer. It takes only a few minutes for fluids to reach that just- right Goldilocks temperature, and it's an easy, cost-effective way to help ensure patient normothermia. In the 25-plus years I've been administering anesthesia, I've found fluid warming to be the most effective technique for keeping patients 1 0 2 O U T P A T 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 | A P R I L 2 0 1 5 Charles E. Smith, MD z TURN IT ON The best time to get your fluid warmer up and running is before the case begins. The Case for Fluid Warming It's an underused and highly effective way to maintain normothermia. Charles E. Smith, MD | Cleveland, Ohio

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