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ambient temperature in resus rooms

Tarbash Chaputi tarbashchaputi at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 24 14:03:11 BST 2005

Keep it at 75 degrees.  And we have direct tiles above the bed to warm the immediate area further for all cases.

"Jean A. Proehl" <Jean.A.Proehl at Hitchcock.ORG> wrote:Do any of you keep the ambient temperature in your trauma resus rooms warmer than other rooms (considering 70-72F/21-22C to be the typical room temp)? If so, how warm do you keep them? If not, do you have the capability to raise the room temp quickly when a trauma patient is en route?

Jean Proehl
Emergency Clinical Nurse Specialist
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH 03756
(603) 650-6049
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