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Temperature The balance between heat produced and heat lost by the body
Normal Oral Temperature Range 97.6 - 99.6
Normal Rectal Teperature Range 98.6 - 100.6
Normal Axillary or Groin Temperature Range 96.6 - 98.6
Average Oral Temperature 98.6
Average Rectal Temperature 99.6
Average Axillary or Groin Tempurature 97.6
Variations in Temperature (3) Individual differences, time of day, and body site
Aural Temperature In the ear or auditory canal
Temporal Temperature Straightline across the forehead, between the eyebrows and upper hairline
Causes of Increased Body Temperature Illness, infection, exercise, excitement, and high temperatures in the environment
Causes of Decreased Body Temperature Starvation or fasting, sleep, decreased muscle activity, mouth breathing, exposure to cold temperatures in the environment, and certain diseases
Hypothermia Low body temperature
Created by: StoneAlexisV



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