3M Bair Hugger Warming Systems Linked to Serious Infections
Bair Hugger is a forced air warming system that is commonly used in operating rooms during knee and hip replacement surgeries. Recent studies suggest forced air circulation systems like the Bair Hugger may cause serious joint infections as well as MRSA and sepsis, or other serious infections. There are an estimated 50,000 Bair Hugger forced air warming units being used across the country. It is estimated 80% of hospitals utilize the Bair Hugger to treat patients post surgery. If you or someone you love has suffered from a surgical infection from the bair hugger, you need to contact a 3m bair hugger attorney from our firm today. We offer free consultations online or by calling (888)640-3784.
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What is a Bair Hugger?
The Bair Hugger is a forced air circulating system used to help anesthetized patients maintain proper body temperature by forcing warm temperature air through a blanket placed over the patient.
Why is Bair Hugger Dangerous?
It is believed that Bair Hugger causes serious infections by blowing bacteria from the operating room floor onto and into a surgical patient’s open wounds. Patients undergoing surgery for hip and knee replacement may be especially susceptible. These post-surgical infections are serious and potentially life-threatening and often require extensive treatments including additional surgeries.
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The 3M Bair hugger attorney represents victims of Bair Hugger infections nationwide. If you or a loved one have has suffered a serious infection after undergoing hip or knee replacement, you may be entitled to substantial financial compensation. For a free, no risk or obligation, case evaluation by a leading 3M Bair Hugger lawyer, contact the Shapiro Legal Group, PLLC today at 1-888-640-DRUG (3784) or complete the case evaluation on this page.