Webinar on Perioperative Hypothermia

26 February 2019 18:00pm-19:00PM


This live Webinar will focus on the issue of perioperative hypothermia prevention in perioperative care. 

  • Before anaesthesia 
  • During anaesthesia

The prevention of perioperative hypothermia is necessary to avoid several adverse outcomes that are clearly associated with perioperative hypothermia. 

After Taking Part

This webinar will enable anaesthesiologists to:

  • recognize the importance of perioperative hypothermia prevention

  • know the most important adverse outcomes associated with perioperative hypothermia

  • know the risk factors for the development of perioperative hypothermia

  • know the importance of active prewarming before induction of anaesthesia

  • know the importance of intraoperative warming therapy

  • know the indications for fluid warming

  • know the possibilities and pitfalls of different core temperature measurement sites

  • develop strategies to minimize intraoperative hypothermia

Scientific Faculty


Dr John Andrzejowski

Consultant Anaesthetist, Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, United Kingdom


Prof. Anselm Bräuer

Consultant Anaesthetist, University of Goettingen, Germany

Prof. Matthias Menzel

Director of the Department of Anesthesia, Klinikum Wolfsburg, Germany

Scientific support

Prof. Jan Höcker

Head of the department of anaesthesia and intensive care medicine, Friedrich-Ebert-Hospital Neumünster, Germany

Session information

This webinar is targeted at Anaesthesiologists who are working in the operating room with patients. 

During this webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key specialists, who will provide live feedback.

The format includes presentations, live discussions with key specialists who will give you some useful tips for the prevention of perioperative hypothermia and core temperature monitoring.

Technical Setting

This webinar is available on PC, Tablet and Smartphone. For best viewing a high-speed internet connection is required.


Programme is available here 

 Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from 3M