4.1 Introduction to Thermoregulation

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Vital Signs: Understanding What the Body Is Telling Us
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University of Pennsylvania

Vital Signs: Understanding What the Body Is Telling Us

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From the lesson
Week 4: Temperature
During week 4 you will learn the definition of mean body temperature and how the body regulates temperature. We will discuss hypothermia and the difference between hyperthermia and fever. Lastly, you will learn how to assess body temperature.

Meet the Instructors

  • Connie B. Scanga, PhD
    Connie B. Scanga, PhD
    Practice Professor
    School of Nursing