“There is not a single, credible scientific study that associates the Bair Hugger system with a surgical site infection. On the contrary, there is ample evidence that it actually helps patients.”
-Dr. Michelle Stevens, Chief Medical Officer, 3M Infection Prevention Division
Dr. Michelle Stevens, chief medical officer of 3M’s Infection Prevention Division, discusses the benefits of keeping surgical patients warm by using the Bair Hugger Surgical Warming System. Dr. Stevens also strongly disputes claims by a competitor – and some plaintiff attorneys – that the Bair Hugger system has caused infections in surgical patients.