Temperatura corporal normal

Basic

Nombres alternativos

Temperatura normal del cuerpo; Temperatura normal

Visual Reference

Medición de la temperatura

Referencias

Mackowiak PA. Temperature regulation and the pathogenesis of fever. In: Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R, eds. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. 6th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier; 2005: chap 47.

Power KR. Fever. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 18th Ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007: chap 174.

Power KR. Fever without a focus. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 18th Ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007: chap 175.

Overview

Definición

Información

La temperatura normal del cuerpo varía entre personas, según la edad, la actividad y el momento del día. La temperatura corporal normal promedio es de 37º C (98,6° F).

Una temperatura por encima de 38° C (100.4°F) generalmente significa que usted tiene una infección o una enfermedad.

La temperatura corporal normalmente cambia a lo largo del día.

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Review Date: 2009-02-01 Reviewed By: Linda Vorvick, MD, Family Physician, Seattle Site Coordinator, Lecturer, Pathophysiology, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. Keywords: ,también, tiene, personas, enfermedad, generalmente, ver, infección, entre, edad, usted, fiebre, normalmente, momento, actividad, 2005, largo, practice, significa, diseases, encima, varía, 6th, churchill, 100, livingstone, principles, infectious, promedio, cambia, medición, bennett, mandell, dolin, según, 2007, saunders, día, textbook, without, 175, 174, pathogenesis, 38°, 37º, temperature, regulation, focus, mackowiak, philadelphia, pediatrics, chap, 18th, elsevier, nelson, 4°f, eds, behrman, jenson, kliegman, stanton, power, fever, cuerpo, normal, corporal, temperatura
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