Comparing body temperature measurements by mothers and physicians using mercury-in-glass, digital mercury and infrared tympanic membrane thermometers in healthy newborn babies


Cultu O., Yildirim I., CEYHAN M., Korkmaz A. , Yurdakoek M., Karaagaoglu E., et al.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.50, ss.354-358, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 50 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.354-358

Özet

While planning medical care, health care workers must consider the body temperature changes as measured by the mothers on most occasions. We evaluated the reliability of three different temperature measurement methods when they were used by the mothers by comparing with the measurements taken by the pediatrician.