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

Lanham, Debra M.
January 1999
Pediatric Nursing;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p39
Academic Journal
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.


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