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Hypothermia and cold injuries in children and young people

Although often associated with extreme conditions and environments such as during military combat, natural disaster or arctic exploration, hypothermia and cold injuries can also occur in more familiar...

Tympanic thermometers support fast and accurate temperature monitoring in acute and alternative care

Thermoregulation is a process that allows the body to maintain its core internal temperature. Thermoregulation has three mechanisms: afferent sensing, central control and efferent responses. The body...

Preoperative peripheral and core temperature: an observational study at a day-surgery unit

The aim was to study day-surgery patients' peripheral and core temperatures during the preoperative phase. The hypothesis was that the temperature would decrease..

Monitoring temperature

A patient's temperature should always be recorded when conducting vital signs monitoring checks (Bickley, 2016). The assessment of temperature as an initial clinical examination allows practitioners...

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