Intervention Protocol

Warming of intravenous and irrigation fluids for preventing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia

  1. Gillian Campbell1,*,
  2. Phil Alderson2,
  3. Andrew F Smith1,
  4. Sheryl Warttig2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia Group

Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009891


How to Cite

Campbell G, Alderson P, Smith AF, Warttig S. Warming of intravenous and irrigation fluids for preventing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009891. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009891.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Department of Anaesthetics, Lancaster, UK

  2. 2

    National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Manchester, UK

*Gillian Campbell, Department of Anaesthetics, Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Ashton Road, Lancaster, LA1 4RP, UK. gecampbell34@doctors.org.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To estimate the effectiveness of pre- or intraoperative warming, or both, of intravenous and irrigation fluids in preventing perioperative hypothermia and its complications during surgery in adults.