What is Heating Blanket?

Category: Equipment

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There are two types of blankets — underblankets (also called heating pads) that are placed directly on the mattress, and overblankets, which are treated like other blankets.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 9 0
Muscle and joint pain 6 1
Fibromyalgia 4 0
Cold feet 1 0
Cold intolerance 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Heating Blanket

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Heating Blanket

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 2
1other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Heating Blanket

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Heating Blanket

Duration

Currently using Heating Blanket

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Heating Blanket

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Heating Blanket.