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Self Care Mid Term Exam Lecture 3 Review

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Set point and core temp

Question Answer
Set pointbetween 97.5F and 98.9F oral temp
Acceptable Core temp98.6F
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Fever Temperature

Question Answer
Axillary Temp> 99.3F (37.4C)
Oral Temp>99.7F (37.6C)
Tympanic Temp>100.0F (37.8C)
Temporal Temp> 100.1F (37.8C)
Rectal Temp> 100.4F (38C)
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Exclusions for fever

Question Answer
Rectal temp for <3 mo=/< 100.4F (38.0C)
Rectal temp for >3 mo=/>104.0F (40.0C) or equivalence
Persistent feverPts >2yo with fever of age w/ fever that persist >3 days w/ or w/o treatment
Persistent feverChildren < 2yo w/ fever that persisted for more than 24 hrs.
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non-pharmacologic

Question Answer
fluid intaketake adequate fluid to prevent dehydration
SpongingBody sponge with tepid water to reduce body heat
Room temperatureMaintain a comfortable room temperature of approximately 68.0F
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Calculate appropriate dosing utilizing weight-based dosing.

Question Answer
Ibuprofen5 -10 mg/kg, Q6-8H w/ a maximum of 4 doses/day
APAP10 – 15 mg/kg, Q4-6H w/ a maximum of 5 doses/day
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