Nursing diagnosis – HYPOTHERMIA

ShareHYPOTHERMIA DEFINITION Body temperature below normal range DEFINING CHARACTERISTICS • Body temperature below normal range • Cool, pale skin • Cyanotic nail beds • Increased blood pressure, heart rate, and capillary refill time • Piloerection • Shivering RELATED FACTORS • Aging • Exposure to cool environment • Consumption of alcohol • Illness • Damage to [...]