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Korean J Anesthesiol > Volume 23(6); 1990 > Article
Korean Journal of Anesthesiology 1990;23(6):1046-1049.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4097/kjae.1990.23.6.1046   
A Case Report of Hypothermia during the Operation.
Ping Chen Wang, Chan Woo Song, Ki Hyuk Hong, Kang Hee Cho
Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, Inje University, Korea.
Abstract
Perioperative hypothermia can occur rather frequently with in varying degree and lead to the various complications. Because infants, small children, elderly patient, cachetic patient and multiple trauma patients are prone to develop hypothermia during the operation and anesthesia. An anesthesiologist should be aware of deveolpment of hypothermia and take appropriate measures to prevent it. Authors experienced a case of hypothermia with body temperature dropped 32.4degrees C during the reconstruction of retrognathism and temporo-mandibular joint release in 6-year-old female child. Appropriate measures were taken for hypothermia, and the patient was discharged without any complication.
Key Words: Hypothermia during the operation


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