febrile state

febrile state

Etymology: L, febris, fever, status, condition
a significant increase in body temperature accompanied by increased pulse and respiration rates, anorexia, constipation, insomnia, headache, pains, and irritability.

febrile state

A term used to describe constitutional symptoms that accompany a rise in temperature. The pulse and respiration rate usually increase, with headache, pains, malaise, loss of appetite, concentrated and diminished urine, chills or sweating, restlessness, insomnia, and irritability.
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But the mere possibility indicates the febrile state of affairs that rising nationalism, often couched in religious terms, is producing across the region.
Biochemical and physiological parameters were measured in both normal and febrile state.
Biochemical parameters were determined in normal and febrile state in rabbits i.
01) in febrile rabbits that can be attributed to the catabolism and restricted protein anabolism in febrile state.
A report has also been previously published involving decrease in plasma concentration level in febrile state (Dette et al.
Despite this it is possible that many patients in Malawi and other African countries are being under (or over-) treated due to errors in determining the febrile state.
How long the country will continue to indulge in this febrile state is unclear but it would be better if we stopped jumping on imaginary bandwagons and started to think for ourselves.
Febrile state was defined by rectal or oral temperature alone.
Rectal-Axillary and Oral-Axillary Differences in the Total Group and by Febrile State
In fact, axillary temperatures indicated a febrile state in only 27.
Some researchers have questioned the accuracy of axillary temperatures in febrile states, especially among older infants and children.