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Hyperthermia - Hyperthyroidism

Nursing Diagnosis and Interventions for Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthermia related to the status of hypermetabolic

characterized by heat.

After nursing actions, expected normal temperature 36.5 C - 37.5 C.

Nursing Intervention:
  • Give warm compresses as needed.
  • Use clothing and a thin bed of felt.
  • Maintain a cool environment.
  • Give febrifuge to order.
  • Increase fluid intake to 2500 ml / day.
  • Monitor vital signs, level of consciousness, urine output every 2 to 4 hours.
  • Collaborate with physicians in the use of additional cooling measures when the situation requires.
Expected results / evaluation:
  • Patient is conscious and responsive.
  • Vital signs and normal urine output.