How are patients positioned for the administration of cooling for hyperthermia?

Updated: Oct 14, 2020
  • Author: Erik D Schraga, MD; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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Patients may be placed supine, as this is the most practical position for performing other interventions (eg, intravenous access, endotracheal intubation) that are likely to be performed concomitantly with cooling.


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