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    3M™ Bair Hugger™ System Research Compendium

    The Bair Hugger system is the most used and studied method of surgical warming in the country, with its clinical benefits, efficacy and safety well documented in over 170 studies and more than 60 randomized controlled clinical trials. Learn more about the overwhelming evidence supporting Bair Hugger therapy in our new Research Compendium.

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The 3M™ Bair Hugger™ Normothermia System


The 3M™ Bair Hugger™ Difference

  • blankets, gowns and temperature monitoring solutions

    Broad Portfolio

    Our complete temperature management portfolio includes the most extensive array of warming blankets, warming gowns and non-invasive temperature monitoring.

    Bair Hugger Blanket/gown styles (PDF, 3.4 MB)

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    Bringing Value

    The Bair Hugger system is designed to maintain a normal core body temperature, which can reduce or eliminate the costs linked to hypothermia-related complications.

    5 Strategies for extracting more value from Patient Warming (PDF, 417 KB)

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    Backed by Science

    More than 170 studies support the clinical benefits, efficacy and safety of the Bair Hugger system. Download our research compendium.

    Download the Compendium

  • 3M Health Care Academy

    Ongoing Education

    Check out our ongoing efforts to educate clinicians on the benefits of maintaining normothermia, emerging industry trends, and the latest science in the field of temperature management.

    Online Education


  • Nurse and patient

    The Importance of Normothermia

    Core temperatures outside the normal range pose a risk to all patients undergoing surgery. Fortunately, unintended hypothermia can be prevented through the practice of temperature management.

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    Safe, effective warming

    The 3M™ Bair Hugger™ warming system is the most used and studied method of surgical warming in the country and provides safe, effective warming therapy to patients across the globe.

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  • Patient in a 3M™ Bair Hugger™ warming system

    Share your Bair Hugger story

    Hundreds of patients and clinicians have taken time to contact us and share their experience with the Bair Hugger system. Now we'd like to hear from you. Take a moment to share your story!

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  • References

    1. Schroeck H, Lyden AK, Benedict WL, Ramachandran SK. Time Trends and Predictors of Abnormal Postoperative Body Temperature in Infants Transported to the Intensive Care Unit. Anesthesiology Research and Practice. 2016:7318137
    2. Hooper VD, Chard R, Clifford T, Fetzer S, Fossum S, Godden B, Martinez EA, Noble KA, O’Brien D, Odom-Forren J, Peterson C, Ross J, Wilson L. ASPAN’s Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Promotion of Perioperative Normothermia: Second Edition. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, Vol 25, No 6 (December), 2010: pp 346-365.

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