nursing diagnosis for fever

Nursing Diagnosis for Patients with Altered Body Temperature

High risk for altered body temperature related to: Illness or trauma affecting temperature regulation. Medication causing vasoconstriction, vasodilation, altered metabolic state or sedation. Inactivity or vigorous activity. Hyperthermia related to: Exposure to excessively warm environment Increased metabolic rate. Dehydration. Hypothermia related to: Exposure to excessively cool environment. Debilitating illness or trauma. Lack of adequate clothing […]