Tim Martin

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The Debate About Blowing Air In Operating Theatres

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: Industry News, Patient Warming, Products|Tags: , , , , |

  Surgical Products - published Nov/Dec 2016 Edition by Scott Augustine, MD   The controversy over the safety of blowing-air devices like 3M’s Bair Hugger and Stryker’s Mistral Air now involves the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With more than 800 victims of orthopedic implant infections suing Bair Hugger in multi-district litigation centered in [...]

The Evolution of Patient Warming

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: cost savings, Patient Warming, Products|Tags: , , |

Published in March 2017 Issue of the Clinical Service Journal   For many years, it has been accepted that patients get cold during surgery. This is due to a combination of factors:  Heat-loss to the environment, the action of anaesthetic drugs, and the administration of cold fluids.  In certain types of surgery, and with surgery time, [...]