E4INTRAOPERATIVE WARMING DEVICES

StudyReason for exclusion
Goll 1997Fluid warming versus usual care; abstract only
Hohn 1998Indirect population, therapeutic hypothermia; warming post-cardiopulmonary bypass; not considered to be generalisable.
Kulkarni 1995GDG agreed that oesophageal exchange heater not common practise within the UK
Leben 1996Warming in polytraumatic patients following hospital admission; but patients not undergoing surgery
Marker 1997Forced air warming versus usual care; duration of postoperative recovery; abstract only
McGuire 1993Abstract; volunteers
Nathan 2004RCT. Population had cardiopulmonary bypass with cold cardioplegia and study group had active cooling. Not considered to be generalisable.
Schroeder 1999Paper in foreign language(German); Forced air warming versus usual care; warmed IV fluids in both arms
Taguchi 2004Forced air warming versus circulating water garment; volunteers
Tschernich 1996Trial on wound infection and duration of hospitalisation following IPH; abstract only

From: APPENDIX E, EXCLUDED STUDIES - TABLES AND REFERENCES

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The Management of Inadvertent Perioperative Hypothermia in Adults [Internet].
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 65.
National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care (UK).
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