tympanic membrane thermometer

tympanic membrane thermometer

a device that measures the temperature of the tympanic membrane by detecting infrared radiation from the tissue. Results are obtained within 2 seconds and directly reflect the body's core temperature. Tympanic thermometer is the common term. See also ear thermometry.
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Tympanic membrane thermometer
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Since the tympanic membrane shares the same blood supply as the hypothalamus, which is the heat regulation centre, it is believed that body temperatures obtained by use of a tympanic membrane thermometer are very accurate.
The use of a tympanic membrane thermometer for assessing hyperthermia in bighorn sheep.
Evaluation of an infrared tympanic membrane thermometer in pediatric patients.
Evaluation of a tympanic membrane thermometer in an outpatient clinical setting.
Maternal temperature was measured hourly with a tympanic membrane thermometer.
Independent variables included hourly measurement of maternal temperature with a tympanic membrane thermometer.
Evaluation of tympanic membrane thermometer for use with pediatric patients.
The accuracy of the tympanic membrane thermometer in detecting fever in infants aged 3 months and younger in the emergency department setting.

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