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Active versus Passive Warming Devices for Patients with Hypothermia in Pre-Hospital Settings: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness

Last updated: February 1, 2018
Project Number: RB1192-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of active versus passive warming devices for patients with hypothermia in pre-hospital settings?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of active versus passive warming devices for patients with hypothermia in pre-hospital settings?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of active versus passive warming devices for patients with hypothermia in pre-hospital settings.