hPatient risk factors: height

Study nameOutcomeB (95%CI)CommentsRisk factor detailsOther detailsFactors adjusted for in multivariate analysis
change in temperature at 1h
height as continuous variable
Kurz 1995; prospective cohort study in 40 patientsB from regression (non-standardised)no datanot significant; change in core temperature over 1st hourheight mean 169 cm (SD 7), range 152–180)age: mean 59 y (SD 14), range 26–79 y; theatre temperature: maintained at 21.0°C (SD 0.4); ASA: I–III; no WD but fluids warmed; general anaesthesia; duration: mean duration of surgery 3.8 h (SD 1.3)

From: APPENDIX F, MULTIVARIATE RISK FACTORS

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