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M A R C H 2 0 1 7 • O U T PA T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T • 4 9 I f you don't start actively warming patients until they enter the OR, you're "already behind the 8-ball," says Kim York, BSN, MS, RN, CNOR, CSSM, the director of surgery at Dosher Memorial Pre-warming: The Key to Preventing Hypothermia? How soon you start warming patients could determine how quickly they're discharged from PACU. Bill Donahue | Senior Editor • A WELCOME PERK Warmed cotton blankets are a preferred means of keeping patients normothermic. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN

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