sweating ceases
HEATSTROKE
The patient feels faint, weak, nauseated, wants to rest. Drink warm fluids
HEATEXHAUSTION
You may do this for a stable patient's vital signs, but not for unstable person
DELEGATE
Caused by prolonged exposure to cold
HYPOTHERMIA
Involuntary response to temperature
SHIVERING
Will sense changes in body temperature and make changes the body
HYPOTHALAMUS
Applying a cool each cloth to a fevered patient
CONDUCTION
Use a fan to decrease temperature
CONVECTION
Body regulates perspiration or sweating
EVAPORATION
When temperature breaks and returns to normal
AFEBRILE
Occurs with disease or trauma to the hypothalamus
HYPERTHERMIA
Drop of 20 mm HG or more whens standing
ORTHOSTATICHYPOTENSION
The normal rate and depth of breathing
EUPNEA
Heart rate more than 100 beats per minute
TACHYCARDIA
Unlabored breathing less than 12 breaths per minutes
BRADYPNEA
Measure the amount of oxygen in the blood stream
OXYGENSATURATION
The silent killer. Elevated blood pressure more than 120/80
HYPERTENSION
Rapid breathing
TACHYPNEA
Blood pressure less than 90 mm HG
HYPOTENSION
Measurable outcomes
EVALUATION
Collection of data
ASSESSMENT