Infant Heel Warmer

An item designed to warm instantly with just a squeeze, which is applied against the heels to help increase capillary dilation and permeability before sampling of arterialized blood or blood chemistry, blood count, hemaglobin and coagulation studies. May include plastic coated ties.

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