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==Indications==
 
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*Use if large volumes (>10L) of warmed fluids are not available
 
*Use if large volumes (>10L) of warmed fluids are not available
*For severe or profound hypothermia
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*For severe or profound [[hypothermia]]
  
 
==Contraindications==
 
==Contraindications==
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Latest revision as of 13:41, 7 October 2019

Overview

Indications

  • Use if large volumes (>10L) of warmed fluids are not available
  • For severe or profound hypothermia

Contraindications

Equipment Needed

Procedure

  1. Insert temperature sensing foley
  2. Instill 100-200cc warmed fluids
  3. Clamp Foley and wait for foley temperature probe to begin to equilibrate 2-3 degrees celsius
  4. Drain bladder and repeat

Complications

See Also

External Links

References