normothermia


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normothermia

[‚nȯr·mə′thər·mē·ə]
(physiology)
A state of normal body temperature.
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Therapeutic hypothermia and controlled normothermia in the intensive care unit: Practical considerations, side effects, and cooling methods.
A water garment warmer system was found to be effective in maintaining intraoperative normothermia when compared with a forced air warming system applied to upper and lower body parts in prewarmed liver transplant patients, as it covered a greater percentage of total body surface.
Intravascular temperature control system to maintain normothermia in organ donors.
We will continue to define patient warming with next-generation products in an effort to bring the benefits of normothermia to every patient and every surgical procedure," said Bob Buehler, vice president of 3M's Patient Warming business.
The requirement for normothermia has been researched extensively over the past 15 years, and the consequences of overt or occult mild to moderate hypothermia on outcome have been well documented.
While the merits of induced hypothermia are well understood in some clinical situations, convincing the medical community that normothermia management in all surgical patients is beneficial continues to face stiff resistance.
A three-arm trial, comparing an endovascular cooling with surface cooling and normothermia, which he believes would be allowed by many Institutional Review Boards, would be "very persuasive.
Currently available clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) support the use of interventional therapies to maintain normothermia for ischemic stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), but the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Brain Trauma Foundation (AANS/BTF) TBI guidelines fail to mention fever management entirely (Connolly et al.
Intraoperative normothermia was maintained with warm fluids and a forced-air warming device.
1) J waves in most cases of hypothermia resolve on return to normothermia, but may persist in some patients.
The importance of simple measures such as adequate pain relief, normothermia and postoperative oxygen should not be forgotten in the patient at perioperative cardiac risk.
The net effect is preservation of cardiac output under ischemic conditions with cooling, compared with normothermia, reported Dr.