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Health Science 1


Temperature blance between heat lost and heat purduced by the body
Average Temperature: Oral 98.6 F
Average Temperature: Rectal 99.6 F
Average Temperature: Axillary or Groin 97.6 F
Normal Range of Temperature: Oral 97.6-98.6 F
Normal Range of Temperature: Rectal 98.6-100.6 F
Normal Range of Temperature: Axillary or Groin 96.6-98.6 F
Oral temperatures taken in the mouth.
Rectal temperatures are taken in the rectum
Axillary temperatures are taken in the armpit. undre the upper arm.
Aural temperatures are taken with a special thermometer that is placed in the ear or auditory canal.
Temporal a special thermometer is passed in a straight line acrosse the forehead, midway between the eyebrows and upper hairline.
Causes of Incresased body temperatures illness, infection, exercise, excitment, and high temperatures in the enviroment
Causes of decreased body temperatures stravation or fasting, sleep, decreased
Created by: audreyleaphart1