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Untrue about core body temperature: (LQ)



A Best site of measurement is lower esophagus

B It is most accurate

C It is one degree lower than rectal temperature

D It is two degree higher than surface temperatrue

Ans. C

It is one degree lower than rectal temperature

a. Core temperature is the most accurate method of temperature monitoring.

b. Core temperature is 1°C higher than rectal temperature which is 1 °C higher than surface temperature Lower end of esophagus is considered as best site for core body temperature monitoring, considering combined advantages of economy, accuracy although most accurate measurement is by pulmonary artery), safety and accessibility.

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