module 9 body temp - Bodytemperatureisthe...

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Body temperature is the  balance between heat ______  in the body and heat ____  from the body .
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How does the thermoregulatory center in  the hypothalamus regulate temperature?     What mechanisms in the body increase  body metabolism to increase heat  production?
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Radiation Conduction Evaporation Convection
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Age Activity / Exercise / Sleep Hormones Stress Environment Medication Illness
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What if this person was 3 years old? What if this person was 73 years old?   What is the normal  Ranges of Temperature in  an adult?
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Pyrexia, hyperthermia, fever  – an  elevation in body temperature Hyperpyrexia  – a very high fever such 
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The nurse takes an adult patients
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Electronic Probe Tympanic Thermometer Temporal artery scanner Chemical in glass
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Oral Rectal Axillary Tympanic       Temporal
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The nurse is to take an axillary temperature.  Which  of the following activities are appropriate when  preparing to take an axillary temperature?     a.  Dry the axilla before inserting the thermometer     b.  Lubricate the thermometer before insertion     c.  Remove the patients gown or shirt      d. Abduct the arm 
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