Introduction to the 3M ™ Bair Paws™
Patient Adjustable Warming System
The 3MTM Bair PawsTM patient adjustable warming system consists of the Model 875 forced air warming unit and disposable warming gowns. The Bair Paws Model 875 warming unit can provide comfort warming and prewarming to patients in preoperative settings. In postoperative settings the warming unit can provide comfort warming.
This manual includes operating instructions and unit specifications for the Model 875 warming unit. Please refer to the Instructions for Use for more information about the gowns. The Bair Paws system should only be used by trained medical professionals.
Bair Paws Model 875 Warming Unit
The Bair Paws Model 875 warming unit has the following key elements: a blower, a heating
element, and a handheld temperature controller. The warming unit delivers warmed air through
a hose that is connected to a port in a Bair Paws gown. The patient can adjust the air temperature
and airflow using the temperature controller.
Important Information about the Bair Paws Model 875 Warming Unit
The Model 875 warming unit is indicated for patient warming. This warming unit has been
designed for use with the Bair Paws warming gowns in all preoperative and postoperative
settings for pediatric and adult patients.
Proper Use and Maintenance
Arizant Healthcare Inc., a 3M company assumes no responsibility for the reliability,
performance, or safety of the unit if:
• modifications or repairs are performed by unqualified personnel,
• the warming unit is used in a manner other than that described in the Operator’s Manual,
• the warming unit is installed in an environment that does not meet the appropriate