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Define: Nursing Assessment:


Fever is defined as the elevation of y adequate ventilation, adequate oxygen, cervical spine
protection if required, airway protection if required
core body temperature above normal; y Oxygen
in normal adults, the average oral adequate circulation (BP, PR , periphery)
temperature is 37°C (98.6°F). History of Presentation
Past Medical History
Allergies, Medications, Drug/Substance Use

Medical Diagnosis:

{ltered mental
status
S & S: Medications:
    
    

       Depends on the underlying cause.
 
 
 
  
     

  

       
  


Lab Tests: Causes/Risk Factors:


    
   
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Nursing Considerations/
Patient Teaching:

Depends on the underlying cause, once determined it is


advised to teach the patient how to recognize/avoid the
situation (if feasible). Teach the caregiver, how to
recognize/avoid the situation.

Concept Map NRN202