Overview Health Sciences Final Study

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Overview Health Sciences Final Study
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2011-12-05 22:13:04
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  1. if you note any abnormality or change in any vital sign, it is your responsibility to report this immediately to your supervisor
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  2. body temp is usually higher in the morning
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  3. a clinical thermometer should be left in position for three to five mins for an oral or rectal temp
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  4. an aural thermometer detects and measures the thermal, infrared energy radiating from blood vessels in the tympanic membrane
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  5. the oral mode on an aural thermometer is usually used for infants up to three years of age
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  6. a tympanic thermometer measures the temp in the temporal artery of the forehead
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  7. a temporal temp is similar to a rectal temp bc it measures the temp inside the body or blood stream
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  8. hyperthermia is a low body temp
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  9. if a person drinks cold water, wait at least 30 mins before taking an oral temp
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  10. gloves must be worn while taking a rectal temp
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