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normothermia

 [nor″mo-ther´me-ah]
a normal state of temperature. adj., adj normother´mic.

nor·mo·ther·mi·a

(nōr'mō-ther'mē-ă),
Environmental temperature that does not cause increased or depressed activity of body cells.
[normo- + G. thermē, heat]

normothermia

/nor·mo·ther·mia/ (-therm´e-ah) a normal state of temperature.normother´mic

normothermia

(nôr′mō-thûr′mē-ə)
n.
A condition of normal body temperature.

nor′mo·ther′mic adj.

nor·mo·ther·mi·a

(nōr'mō-thĕr'mē-ă)
Environmental temperature that does not cause increased or depressed activity of body cells.
[normo- + G. thermē, heat]

normothermia

A body temperature within normal limits. The term is used mainly in contexts in which hypothermia is a possibility or a risk.

normothermia

the condition when body temperature is within the normal range. normothermic adj. See also heat illness, hypothermia.

normothermia

a normal state of temperature.
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Perioperative maintenance of normothermia reduces the incidence of morbid cardiac events: a randomized clinical trial.
Normothermia is defined as a core body temperature between 36 and 38[degrees]C; hypothermia is a core temperature below 36[degrees]C.
Active forced-air warming when compared to circulating water mattress is effective in maintaining normothermia and results suggest forced air-warming should be initiated as soon as the patient arrives.
Perioperative maintenance of normothermia reduces de incidence of morbid cardiac events: a randomized clinical trial.
Patients assigned to the normothermia arm will receive routine standard of care without induced hypothermia.
Proper positioning, meticulous hemostasis, control of blood pressure, judicious fluid replacement, maintenance of normothermia, and correction of clotting factor deficiencies all decrease the risk of anemia during surgery (Mahdy & Webster, 2004).
In the retrospective study of 109 consecutive patients admitted for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, a significantly larger proportion of patients treated with hypothermia were able to return home and live independently than of those treated with normothermia.
Unusual presenting signs of thyroid storm include cerebrovascular accidents, ventricular tachycardia, coma, jaundice, complete heart block, status epilepticus, rhabdomyolysis with acute renal failure, intractable shock, hypoglycemic coma complicated with posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome, and normothermia, adrenal insufficiency, and lactic acidosis, with multiorgan failure.
Lowering the body temperature to 35 degrees or even normothermia, I assume, will benefit as well.
The treatment of traumatic injuries occurring on the battlefield often requires restoring normothermia (normal body temperature) and infusion of fluids, such as saline or blood, into the patient.
The amount of scientific evidence behind this technology is overwhelming, with more than 170 published studies documenting the clinical benefits of forced-air warming for maintaining normal body temperature, or normothermia.
One of the top priorities for today's perioperative staff is maintaining normothermia throughout the patient's surgical experience.