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Temperature the balance between heat lost and heat produced by the body
average oral temperature 98.6 F
average rectal temerature 99.6 F
average axillary or groin temperature 97.6 F
normal oral range 97.6-99.6 F
normal rectal range 98.6-100.6
normal axillary or groin range 96.6-98.6
what body site would give the most accurate temperature reading and why rectal because it is an internal reading
where is an aural temperature taken? ear
what is a tympanic thermometer? the thermometer used to take your aural temperature
hypothermia occurs when the body is less than ____ degrees Fahrenheit 95
fever occurs when the body is above ___? 101 F
what is pyrexia? another term for fever
define febrile fever is present
define afebrile no fever is present
hyperthermia occurs when the body is ____ degrees Fahrenheit 104
Created by: Taryn.