Temperature Contro

Benjamin Kloesel, Laura Downey

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Thermoregulation refers to the ability of an organism to maintain a set body temperature by active and passive physiologic processes. Humans are able to maintain internal equilibrium within ± 0.2 ° C of a set point, usually 37 ° C. Th is ability to maintain thermal stability despite changes in ambient temperature is an important part of homeostasis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEssentials of Anesthesia for Infants and Neonates
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781107707016
ISBN (Print)9781107069770
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

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