Agreement between axillary, tympanic, and mid-forehead body temperature measurements in adult emergency department patients


Sener S. , Karcioglu O., Eken C., Yaylaci S. , Ozsarac M.

European Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol.19, no.4, pp.252-256, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mej.0b013e32834c5841
  • Title of Journal : European Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Page Numbers: pp.252-256

Abstract

Objective To assess the agreement between noncontact infrared thermometer (noncontact) with infrared tympanic thermometer (tympanic) and electronic axillary thermometer (axillary) in an adult emergency department population.