This 60-minute webinar will help attendees understand the infection and cross-contamination risk associated with use of forced-air warming on patients in the OR. The presenter will describe a data correlation between forced-air warming device components and airborne contamination, as well as direct attendees on how they can contribute to improved facility risk review and improved patient-warming and infection-prevention protocols. The presenter will introduce a background on patient-warming benefits, provide a literature recap of forced-air warming risk, review study objectives, methods, study results and conclusions.
(Thursday) 2:00 pm
OR Today would like to thank today’s sponsor, Encompass Group. Encompass is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of reusable textiles, professional apparel, and disposable and single use medical products. Encompass believes that every patient, resident, caregiver, and family member should feel safe and comfortable in today’s healthcare environments. The way Encompass enhances the healthcare experience is by developing innovative products that are reliably delivered and cost effective for all providers. Markets include Acute Care, Long-Term Care/Senior Care, Retail Health Care Apparel, Hospitality, and Government Operations. For more information, please visit encompassgroup.com.