Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Fevers Facts

Fevers facts WCMC Lecture

What is the febrile response? Physiologic rxn to disease involving 1) cytokine response 2) Acute Phase Reactants 3) Activation of numerous systems - physiologic - Endocrine - Immunologic
Name some endogenous pyrogens IL1, TNF, IL6, IFN gamma, gp 130, Ciliary Neutropic factors, IL 11
Name some exogenic pyogens Microbial cell products, microbial toxins, drugs, pyogenic factors, complement, Antigen-antibody complexes
Mechanisms of thermal regulation? Body heat production, loss of body heat, Blood ciculation
What is the difference between fever and hyperthermia? 1) Fever is when set point is increased because of cytokines, 2)Hyperthermia is when set point fine but mechanism of thermoregulation is overwhelmed
What are some of the responses to fever? Metabolic changes, Nutritional consequences, altered hepatocyte fxn
What are the benefits/harms of fever? benefits - Antimicrobial, Immunologic defense harms - Febrile convulsions, encephalitis, catabolism, delerium,
What kind of fever pattern does malaria show? Intermittent/spiking, Quitodian Teritian
What kind of fever pattern is ratbite/lymphoma? Relapsing/Periodic
Do you get rashes with fever? Yes, Macules and papules, vesciles and bullae, Petechiae and purpura
Name the common etiologies of FUO? Lymphoma/Leukemia, solid tumors, Biliary tract disease, TB, Endocarditis, Abdominal abscesses, No diagnosis
Created by: villagejoker