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Complications of Infusing Heated Fluid Through Intravascular Catheter to Hypothermia Patient

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for complications associated with excessive heating of a crystalloid fluid used to resuscitate a hypothermic patient.

Specialty:

Anesthesiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Emergency Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Vascular/Interventional Radiology

Objective:

risk factors, complications, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T80.2

Description:

Infusing a heated crystalloid fluid through an intravenous catheter during the resuscitation a patient with hypothermia can be associated with complications.

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