blood warmer

A device that warms blood stored at 4°C to body temperature. See Cold antibody

blood warmer

A device that warms blood stored at 4°C to body temperature. See Cold antibody.

blood warmer

A device that raises refrigerated blood or intravenous fluids to a desired temperature, usually 98.6°F (37.0°C), or a little above.

CAUTION!

Testing the device for temperature control on a regular basis is important to avoid transfusion errors.
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Thanks to the acquisition of the TDR proceeds, the company will step up developing such high-margin products as portable blood warmer (PBW) systems.
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Somehow, I didn't think a patient in the operating room would appreciate that information if the blood warmer overheated and he or she received a unit or more of hemolyzed cells.
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The undisclosed donation will buy special boxes and blood warmers so crews can carry out blood transfusions at the scene of life-threatening accidents.
Mahlangu also handed over blood warmers that will warm the blood prior to being transfused.
I think most anesthesiologists would agree that the practice can be helpful from time to time, but that it is no substitute for a large-bore IV, infusion pumps, and blood warmers.
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