Archive for the 'Imbalanced Body Temp' Category

Nursing diagnosis – risk for imbalanced body temperature

ShareRisk for Imbalanced body temperature Definition At risk for failure to maintain body temperature within normal range RISK FACTORS • RISK FOR IMBALANCED BODY TEMPERATURE • Altered metabolic rate • Dehydration • Exposure to extreme hot/cold environments • Advanced age • Extremes of weight • Illness/trauma affecting temperature regulation • Medications causing vasoconstriction • Inactivity/vigorous [...]