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Thermoregulation

Pathophysiology of Thermoregulation

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Whats the purpose of vasoconstriction To shunt blood flow away from the periphery to maintain the core temperature.
The patient has a temperature of 106F, Which condition does this indicate? Hyperpyrexia
A person is hot and removes his jacket. You put your hand next to the body and feels heat. What type of heat loss is this? Radiation
Which is more severe heat cramps, heat exhaustion, or heat stroke? Heat stroke
The client has the following clinical manifestations: temp > 106, red cheeks, low urine output, no sweating. What is happening Heat stroke
The following clinical manifestations are indicative of what? Dizziness, profuse sweating, temp up to 104 dilated pupils, elevated yet weak heart rate Heat exhaustion
Who's at highest risk for thermoregulation issues? Elderly and infants
What are clinical manifestations of hyperthermia elevated body temp above 100.2, tachycardia, tachypnea, sweating, flushing, hypertension
Created by: caseynorris