There is no single temperature is normal for all people.
The acceptable range of body temperature is 96.8 to 100.4 F
Patient's temperature does not depend on age, gender, physical activity, and state of health.
It is generally accepted that rectal temperatures are usually 0.9°F higher than oral temperatures, and axillary and tympanic temperatures are usually 0.9°F lower than oral temperatures.
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Under tongue in anterior sublingual pocket lateral to center of lower jaw.
Over tongue in superior sublingual pocket
Under tongue in posterior sublingual pocket lateral to center of lower jaw.
Under tongue in posterior sublingual pocket at the center of lower jaw.
Patient had oral surgery
Patient with history of epilepsy
Patient experiencing shaking chill
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You should insert thermometer probe into center of axilla, lower arm over probe, and place arm across patient’s chest.
Skin lesions do not alter axillary temperature
Axillary temperature is usually 0.9°F higher than oral temperatures.
Axillary temperature reflects body core temperature
Assess the patients ear for earwax, growth, deformities, or hearing aids.
Slide disposable speculum cover over the otoscope-like lens tip until it locks into place.
Insert speculum into ear canal following manufacturer’s instructions for tympanic probe positioning.
Pull ear pinna backward, up, and out for proper position.
Pull ear pinna backward, up, and out.
Pull ear pinna upward and out.
Pull ear pinna downward
Turn the patient's head toward you