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*Knowledge Award Quality Improvement 2023 Champion* Pre-warming patients to prevent hypothermia

12 September 2023

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In this award winning case example, Leanne McLeod, RVN, from Earlswood Veterinary Hospital introduced a hypothermia audit with a focus on pre-warming patients before general anaesthesia. By introducing new protocols for the provision of passive warming from pre-medication, her team reduced the incidence of hypothermic patients from 100% to 16%.

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