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Nashville, Tennessee 37212


The purpose of this study will be to assess whether forced air warming decreases the rate of surgical site infections following cesarean section.

Study summary:

Given the physiologic and experimental evidence regarding temperature regulation; it remains convincing that forced air warming is protective against the development of SSI. We will set out to prospectively study the effect of forced air warming on patients undergoing cesarean section.


Inclusion Criteria: - Adult (≥ 18 years old) female subjects who will undergo cesarean delivery regardless of indication. - Subjects who have signed an informed consent document indicating that they understand the purpose of and procedures required for the study and are willing to participate in the study. - Patients scheduled to receive prophylactic antibiotic therapy. Exclusion Criteria: - Patients who are undergoing a true emergent cesarean section that does not allow placement of the warming devices. - Patients undergoing general anesthesia.



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Curtis L Baysinger, M.D.
Vanderbilt University

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Location Contact:

Nashville, Tennessee 37212
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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