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What Is Temperature Monitoring’s Clinical Significance

2017.07.31 / Monday

What is temperature monitoring’s clinical significance

 

 

Temperature monitoring is one of the measure dates of monitor, and it’s the most obvious symbol of human vital signs.

In addition, temperature monitoring can be divided into body surface temperature and body cavity temperature.

Body surface temperature (ambient temperature) typically means the temperature of axillary or forehead, which is directly affected by the external temperature.

Body cavity temperature (body core temperature) typically means the temperature of esophagus, rectum and nose. It is relatively stable and uniform, and is less affected by external temperature.

 

Details as below:

Using skin temperature probe to monitor axillary normal temperature and it range 36.2-37.3

Using esophageal temperature probe to monitor esophageal normal temperature and it range 36.8-37.8℃℃

Using tympanic temperature probe to monitor ear canal normal temperature and it range 36.5-37.5℃℃

Using general purpose temperature probe to monitor rectal normal temperature and it range 36.9-37.9

 

Temperature measurement is usually used in neonatal, fever, shock and hypothermia patients in perioperative, health workers always use disposable temperature probe to continuous temperature monitoring, when the patients normal core temperature changes, they can take appropriate measure in time.


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