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Sickle Cell Disease: Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, and Renal Specialty Collection

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Measure: Body Temperature   #810100

Definition: A measurement of the heat in an individual’s body, which is reported in either degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius.

Purpose: Body temperature is associated with the presence or absence of various illnesses and infections and having an abnormal temperature can be an indication for additional medical testing.

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Keywords: Body temperature, fever, hyperthermia, clinical thermometry, thermometer, vital signs, infection, sickle cell disease, SCD

Measure Release Date: July 30, 2015

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