Postoperative Hypothermia

A 68yo male with a h/o CAD is now s/p hemicolectomy for cancer is awake and extubated in the PACU, but his temperature is 34.4.

(note, all residents should have access to Anesthesiology articles online if they receive the journal.  Many other journals are available with a USF account through MD Consult...just access it from the departmental home page)
  1. Sessler D.  Complications and treatment of mild hypothermia.  Anesthesiology 2001;95:531-543 (pdf. version)

Last updated 6/9/03 by Roy G. Soto, M.D.
© 2003, Roy G. Soto, M.D., and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology