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(Science: clinical sign) Abnormally high body temperature, especially that induced for therapeutic purposes.

Origin: gr. Therm = heat

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... Hence, while giving ice bath treatment, the client's body temperature has to be monitored closely. We don't want someone that comes in with hyperthermia turns into hypothermia. :wink: Good luck.

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by calvin.ng.wh
Fri May 02, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: enzymes and fevers?
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Views: 5201

bacterial pneumonia

Hyperthermia, diaphoresis...knew those EMT classes would come in handy some day

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by Jelanen
Tue Apr 11, 2006 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: bacterial pneumonia
Replies: 4
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Homeostatic control o core body temperture

So do you get to choose the condition? I'd choose Malignant Hyperthermia :D They're just asking you 1. How does the body thermoregulate 2. Describe the pathophysiology of thermoregulation (or lack therof) in a specific condition

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by cardiorrhexis
Sun Mar 12, 2006 9:01 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Homeostatic control o core body temperture
Replies: 2
Views: 1580

Calcium and Muscle fibers

when Ca++ can't be pumped back to sarcoplasmic reticulum, it will ultimately result in malignant hyperthermia. the process is as following: 1. In ACTIN thin filament, Ca++ stimulates troponin to pull tropomyosin away from the myosin binding site (tropomyosin normaly 'covers' ...

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by ewokgod
Tue May 31, 2005 8:51 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Calcium and Muscle fibers
Replies: 4
Views: 4531

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