Effectiveness of forced-air warming systems depends on blanket design, particularly the evenness of heat distribution across the blanket.1,2
Moving air loses heat very quickly.1,2 Therefore air should be channelled efficiently to all parts of a blanket to provide even heat distribution.
Interconnected air channels run the
length of the blanket providing
of warm air to the patient.
Air Hole Perforation
A symmetrical pattern of small
holes extends across the entire
surface of the blankets to maximise
recruitment of skin surface area.
Pre-sealed hose port
In selected blankets, two resealable
hose ports enable versatile and
convenient positioning of the
In selected blankets, fluid outlets
minimise pooling of fluids on the
urface of the blanket and cooling
effect of excess fluids.
Bair Hugger Warming Blanket System
Warming patients who are undergoing surgery is important, but it should not be complicated. The Bair Hugger warming blanket system has demonstrated, flexible temperature management solutions designed to make your job easier by helping you deliver optimal care while maintaining normothermia.
Bair Hugger Warming Gown System
Getting your patients safely through surgery and on their way home
takes clinical expertise, along with a dose of warm, caring
encouragement. The Bair Hugger warming gown system adds a unique
dimension to patient warming, providing clinical and comfort warming
options in a single patient gown.
1. Brauer, A., et al., What determines the efficacy of forced-air warming systems? A manikin evaluation with upper body blankets. Anaesth Analg, 2009. 108(1): p. 192-8.
2. Brauer, A. and M. Quintel, Forced-air warming: technology, physical background and practical aspects. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol, 2009.