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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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TTM may occur in the form of fever reduction, controlled normothermia (NT), or induced hypothermia (FIT).
Suntouch radiant warming was not as effective as forced air warming in maintaining normothermia during surgical operations lasting more than two hours.
Aggressive rewarming to achieve normothermia in severely injured patients is a critical component of improving coagulopathy and restoring normal physiologic function.
Of the 17 patients admitted with shock and treated with hypothermia, 5 (29%) were able to return home and live independently, compared with none of the 14 patients in shock who were treated with normothermia.
Quality initiatives, including the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP), and professional organizations such as the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and the American Society of Peri-Anesthesia Nurses (ASPAN), all note the important role of normothermia maintenance and several specifically mention forced-air technology as a key means of warming.
A recent Cochrane review of traumatic brain injury found no benefit to cooling and recommended normothermia.
Temperature management is important to consider in the interventional neuroradiology suite as these procedures can often be long, and active measures to maintain normothermia should be routine in these patients.
Patients were extubated in the intensive care unit (ICU), after confirmation of hemodynamic stability, normothermia and absence of surgical complications.
Temperature distributions in normal and neoplastic tissues during normothermia and hyperther-mia.
The second category includes those that maintain normothermia (normal body temperature) in patients exposed to the surgical environment and due for a surgical procedure.
Several panelists said that including a third arm comparing the two active treatments with normothermia would be ethically acceptable and helpful, but not critical.