An Observational Study Evaluating Infection Risk in Two Staff Warming Devices and a Review of Current Literature into Thermal Comfort in the Operating Room and Beyond

Abstract The temperature in operating rooms (OR) is kept low for the comfort of the surgeon and those scrubbed in as they work under exacting conditions, dressed in impervious surgical gowns. This can create an uncomfortable environment for cold-sensitive staff who may turn to warming devices for relief. To ensure staff are not introducing risk…

Hospitals & Surgery Centers cost sharing initiatives for OPERATIONHEATJAC

A SOLUTION FOR THOSE WHO WORK IN A COLD OPERATING ROOM Developed by an anesthesiologist to conform with AORN requirements.  Hospitals & Surgery Centers need to seriously consider buying or sharing the cost of the OPERATIONHEATJAC for their doctors and nurses who work for them. Personnel are appreciative to be more comfortable. Performance is improved….