Monitoring temperature

Robertson, Matthew and Hill, Barry (2019) Monitoring temperature. British Journal of Nursing, 28 (6). pp. 344-347. ISSN 0966-0461

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This article explains the importance of temperature monitoring observations and highlights that the procedure is a fundamental aspect of nursing care. It discusses the physiology of temperature regulation, introduces different types of temperature monitoring devices and provides a step-by-step guide on how to take a temperature using a tympanic thermometer. It emphasises the importance of evidence-based practice to underpin temperature monitoring, as well as conditions that it is important for nurses to consider when recording patients' temperatures.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Temperature, Monitoring, Hypothermia, Thermometer
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2019 10:21
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2021 10:19

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