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