September 25, 2016

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Category: Fundamentals 
Fever is a regulated rise to a new “set point” of body temperature in the hypothalamus induced by pyrogenic cytokines. These cytokines include interleukin-1 (IL-1), tumor necrosis factor (TNF), interferon-gamma and interleukin-6 (IL-6).