SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISE, LESSON 4
Blood pressure. (para 4-1)
Observation of medical status.
Calculation of medication dosages. (paras 4-2a--c)
Weigh him before breakfast.
Use the same scales.
Assure that the scales are properly balanced.
Weigh him in the same amount of clothing.
Have him void before you weigh him.
Avoid weighing any equipment attached to him. (paras 4-3e(1)--(6))
Litter scales. (para 4-3f)
Heat produced and heat lost. (para 4-4)
98.6F; 37.0C. (para 4-6a, Table 4-1)
Multiply by 9/5; add 32. (para 4-6b)
(para 4-6b, Table 4-2)
Individual metabolism differs.
Body temperature is lower in the morning and higher in the evening.
Normal temperature for infants and children is higher than normal adult
Ovulation in some women cause a slight rise followed by a drop in body
temperature. (paras 4-7a--d)
Pyrexia. (para 4-8a)
Hypothermia. (para 4-8b)