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VITAL SIGNS INFORMATION ABOUT THE BASIC BODY CONDITIONS OF PATIENTS
VITAL SIGNS TEMPERATURE PULSE RESPIRATION BLOOD PRESSURE
HAVE YOU EVER HAD YOUR TEMPERATURE TAKEN WHY?
BODY TEMPERATURE DEFINE NORMAL RANGE READ MERCURY THERMOMETER
BODY TEMPERATURE FACTORS THAT CHANGE BODY TEMPERATURE DEFINE HYPERTHERMIA, HYPOTHERMIA AND FEVER INDENTY 5 SITES TO CHECK TEMPERATURES
BODY TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT OF THE BALANCE BETWEEN HEAT LOSS AND HEAT PRODUCED IN THE BODY
FACTORS THAT CHANGE BODY TEMPERATURE ILLNESS AND INFECTION EXERCISE AND/OR EXCITEMENT HIGH/LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE ENVIRONMENT
HOW IS HEAT LOST? PERSPIRATION RESPIRATION EXCRETION
HOW IS HEAT PRODUCED METABOLISM OF FOOD
FEVER TEMPERATURE ABOVE 101
HYPERTHERMIA TEMPERATURE ABOVE 104 –DEATH AND CONVULSIONS TEMPERATURE ABOVE 106
HYPERTHERMIA PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO HOT TEMPERATURES BRAIN DAMAGE SERIOUS INFECTION
HYPOTHERMIA TEMPERATURE BELOW 95 –DEATH TEMPERATURE BELOW 93
HYPOTHERMIA STARVATION OR FASTING DECREASE IN MUSCLE ACTIVITY COLD TEMPERATURES IN THE ENVIRONMENT
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