TITLE

Accuracy of Tympanic Temperature Readings in Children Under 6 Years of Age

AUTHOR(S)
Lanham, Debra M.
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Pediatric Nursing;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on a study which determines the accuracy of tympanic thermometry in detecting the presence or absence of fever in children. Relationship between rectal temperature measured by an electronic thermometer and ear-based temperatures measured by an infrared tympanic thermometry (ITT); Methods; Results and discussion; Conclusions.
ACCESSION #
1896806

 

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