Approaches for therapeutic temperature management

Daiwai M. Olson, Jo Hoffman

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In concert with an evolution toward an increased awareness of the need to tightly manage temperature, the methods used to monitor and manipulate temperature have evolved from mercury-filled glass thermometers, alcohol baths, and ice packs into a high technology-driven multidisciplinary activity. The purpose of this article is to provide a brief overview of the historical development of temperature management and the primary tenets of each of the 3 phases (induction, maintenance, and rewarming), which are now recognized as crucial steps to ensure the safe practice of therapeutic temperature management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)26-29
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Infusion Nursing
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2016


  • Rewarming
  • Temperature management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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