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If your temperature is taken orally, the temperature of your drink can change the reading on the thermometer. If your temperature is taken rectally or in the axilla, then it wouldn't matter how long it as been since you drank something.
A high fever. Average normal body temperature taken orally in humans is about 36.8 - 37.0 degrees Celsius.
Possibly, if the temperature gets to 104 I would take the child to a hospital.
Sodium pentathol can be taken orally but it is most commonly given by injection. Sodium pentathol is used as an anesthetic and given before surgery.
Per Os means orally, by mouth. NPO means they don't consume whatever orally. For example, before a cholesterol test you are 8hrs NPO, so you don't eat for 8 hrs before the test.
Poems came before people could read or write.
There are two parts to this answer. The first abreviation "PO" means to take orally, which is by mouth and swallowed. The second "qac" has means before each meal. For example, Reglan is often PO qac and qhs. 4 pills a day, orally before meals and bedtime (qhs). (1 before breakfast, 1 before lunch and 1 before dinner, and 1 at the end of the day.)