hypothermia blanket

hypothermia blanket

a covering or pad used to lower the body temperature to decrease metabolism and oxygen consumption during a surgical procedure.

hypothermia blanket

A specially designed blanket used either to reduce the body temperature of patients with hyperthermia or to induce an artificially low body temperature, e.g., in patients who have suffered hypoxic-ischemic brain injury. It has flexible tubing between the layers of cloth through which cold water is circulated.
Synonym: cooling blanket
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Supplying all the heat required for a hypothermia blanket application in just a 25 mm square footprint, the ULTRA-MIC heater passes the required 4,000 VAC hipot test requirement, which eliminates the need for isolation transformers in the system.
The participant's temperature was monitored using a rectal temperature probe and controlled using a hypothermia blanket with the temperature level dependent upon the randomized group assignment.
The hypothermic temperature was regulated by using hypothermia blankets and cold saline lavage.
It contains a hypothermia blanket, Mayday signalling mirror, sewing kit and a snare wire.
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