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What Is The Most Accurate Thermometer On The Market
Stick with the....: Classics. A tried and true digital thermometer that you place under the arm or tongue is the best and safest way to measure a child's temperature. These are a safe version of the old glass thermometers that can acquire temperature info from the same sites. Leave the ear thermometers to the medical professionals. They can be tricky to use and to avoid inaccurately measuring the ear canal wall temp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the most accurate thermometer? I have a baby boy that is 18months old. I have a reusable strip gives a reeding of 39°C and a Elektra gives 36°. He is boiling up and if I use the stip and Elektra multifunction on myself it both gives the same°
Using a rectal thermometer will give the most accurate temp
Rectal temps remain the most accurate. ...Read more
Thermometer: Depends on which ones. Mercury ones are most accurate. ...Read more
So we had an old thermometer the ones with mercury bc I heard it was most accurate. Well it broke and fell all over the floor is it poisonous?
Yes: Follow this link for details: http://www. Health. Ny.Gov/environmental/chemicals/hsees/mercury/cleaning_up_a_small_mercury_spill. Htm. ...Read more
How accurate are digital touchless thermometers that "scan" the forehead? Does generic store brand differ from name brand?
Very accurate: These thermometers are being used more and more by hospitals ...Read more
I think ma bb haz feverBut I don't hav thermometer. Is Der another way 2get accurate temperature? Like can I turn da stove on n touch that den hiz4head
Fever: Mothers are very accurate in determining if their babies have fever or not, just not able to judge how high, according to studies done. Time to take the baby to the pediatrician, after hours urgent care, or if very young, and not acting normally, ER. You can also call your pediatrician. Most in the US have an answering service to relay calls to the doctor on call overnight. ...Read more
Which is accurate armpit or ear thermometer? Armpit temp is 37.5 but ear is 38.5? which to follow?
Temperature Reading: The axillary temperature is not as accurate as the ototemperature. In fact, the Oto-temperature is considered a very accurate temperature reading per some authorities. I prefer the use of the Oto-temperature in the office. ...Read more
I've had a temporal artery biopsy 2 months ago. Is a temporal artery thermometer going to be accurate now or is it wiser to use oral temperature?
Which is more accurate, an oral thermometer under the tongue or an electronic ear thermometer. Getting different readings don't know which one is right?
Tongue: This more accurately reflects core temperatures.Get a more detailed answer ›
Parent dependent: Whatever you feel most comfortable with. You could always ask your pediatrician or simply go online and look at lots and lots of reviews from like-minded parent's. The exergen thermometer has lots of media coverage, but its own set of drawbacks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: If the oral temperature is take correctly, under the tongue with the mouth closed the entire time the thermometer is reading, it shouldn't be much different from rectal. Babies can't follow these instructions, so if you want' to accurately know a baby's temperature, do it rectally. All other methods are far less reliable (unless you ask someone trying to sell you something). ...Read more
Temperature: I don' belive so. Your use of the word temperature implies a measured value. ...Read more
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