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1. An elevated and usually flat area; a steady and consistent fever appears as a plateau on the patient's chart of vital signs. 2. The stage in training or skill acquisition when progress occurs at a very slow or flat rate in comparison with earlier phases.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Plateau." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764350/all/plateau.
Plateau. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764350/all/plateau. Accessed October 23, 2019.
Plateau. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764350/all/plateau
Plateau [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764350/all/plateau.
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