Ineffective thermoregulation

State in which an individual’s body temperature fluctuates between hypothermia and hyperthermia.

Related factors:

- Trauma or disease.
- Prematurity.
- Old age.
- Ambient temperature fluctuating.

Features:

- Fluctuations in body temperature below or above the normal range.

 

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