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Focused Factories - November 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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T here are a lot of variables to con- sider when choosing a warming cabinet, but for the most part you need your cabinet to do 2 things, and to do them well, consistently and reliably. Cabinets need to get and keep 1 2 4 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 | N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 5 Hot Features in Warming Cabinets The latest innovations promote safety, convenience and reliability. Gary Lawson, MD Fort Myers, Fla. z THUMBS DOWN A staged example of what not to do with your warmer — namely, store blankets and fluids in the same cabinet. Gary Lawson, MD your fluids and blan- kets warm. Some facilities may also want the option to warm blood products, but that won't be nec- essary in most outpa- tient settings. Let's take a look at some of the features that will help ensure that your blankets and fluids are both warm — but not too warm — and available when you need them.

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