Recommendation ID

Research is recommended on HumiGard compared with standard insufflation gases in patients having laparoscopic or open surgery alongside general measures to reduce the risk of perioperative hypothermia (described in section 2.5). Research should report on the comparative rate of surgical site infections and other complications associated with hypothermia and normothermia, as well as related resource use.

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Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
HumiGard for preventing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia
Date issued
February 2017

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 28/02/2017