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Normal body temperature and the effects of age, sex, ambient temperature and body mass index on normal oral temperature: A prospective, comparative study

International Journal of Nursing Studies 46(5):661 (2009) PMID 19128801

Background Body temperature is an indicator of health status. However, thermoregulatory function is thought to decline with aging.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2008.11.006