This sterile, lower body blanket is is intended for prevention and treatment of hypothermia during cardiothoracic surgical procedures. Two perforated slits allow easy access to the groin area.
The extended inlet includes an inlet/nozzle/hose shield that can be used to cover the nonsterile nozzle and hose of the warming unit. The blanket is packaged in a blister pouch with a sterile wrap, and is folded so it can be opened while limiting contamination when placed on the patient’s abdomen.
The WarmTouch™ cardiac blanket is based on the WarmTouch™ convective warming system, which allows for management of appropriate normothermia. The WarmTouch™ convective warming unit has a screen showing the temperature and status of each of the five temperature settings. The soft but strong WarmTouch™ blanket range is tailored for most surgical procedures, offering even airflow and patient comfort. surgical procedures, offering even airflow and patient comfort.