Here you can read various clinical studies, articles, and guidelines related to hypothermia, trauma, and prehospital blood product transfusions, etc.
Significant research has emerged, highlighting the importance of fast prehospital intervention in acute trauma settings. Learn why portable blood and IV fluid warmers are catalysts for improved patient outcomes.
TCCC, NICE and ATLS are all well-recognized guidelines that cover best practices for warming fluids for transfusions in the fields of medical care and trauma care. Get an overview here.
Newly published articles have sparked the debate on the use of Whole Blood in resuscitation of bleeding trauma patients. Learn more about LTOWB and why it might be the preferred resuscitation fluid of the future.
The °MEQU blood warmer is mentioned by the BMJ Military Health as a necessity to reduce the risk of hypothermia, when transfusing fluids to casualties in cold environments.
Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) provides clinical practice guidelines and performance improvement for all levels of military trauma care, including prevention of hypothermia.
Warming intravenous fluids during transfusions is a key recommendation from the NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) guideline on “Intravenous fluid therapy in adults in hospital.”