Table 2Time to raise the temperature for warmed blankets groups for different studies

StudyLocation measuredMethodInitial temperatureFinal temperatureTime
Lennon (n=15)PACUCore temperature34.3°C (baseline)35.0°C (i.e. still hypothermic)75 min
Guiffre (n=31)PACUTime35.0°C36.0°C153.1 min (SD 77.8)
Stevens (n=50)PACUTimeNot stated36.0°C33.3 min (SD 22.1)

From: 11, TREATMENT

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