electronic thermometer


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electronic thermometer

[i‚lek′trän·ik thər′mäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A thermometer in which a sensor, usually a thermistor, is placed on or near the object being measured.
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The oral electronic thermometer has been shown previously to provide results similar to core temperatures (Giuliano et al.
The inaccuracy of axillary temperatures measured with an electronic thermometer.
The secondary outcome was the difference in the temporal artery and oral electronic thermometer measurements.
What is the extent of agreement between the RT readings taken with an electronic thermometer and the ear-based temperatures taken with the ITT (as measured by the upper and lower limits of the differences)?
Bias and precision values for the temporal artery thermometer exceeded the a priori established values for clinical equivalency with the oral electronic thermometer.
In order to evaluate Clinitemp II forehead skin-based temperature strips, Martyn, Urbano, Hayes, and Von Windeguth (1988) used an IVAC (821) electronic thermometer to measure axillary and rectal temperature in 70 children between 1 and 5 years of age.
Differences of 2[degrees]F or more between the oral electronic thermometer and the test thermometer were noted for 18% (n = 15), 2% (n = 2), and 6% (n = 5) with the tympanic, disposable oral, and temporal artery devices respectively.
To measure the accuracy of axillary temperatures and forehead strips, 100 pediatric patients had their temperatures taken in a number of ways: axillary with both electronic and glass thermometers, rectally with an electronic thermometer, and with a forehead strip.
For example, if on one subject, the tympanic thermometer (new) measures 97[degrees]F and the oral electronic thermometer (clinical standard) measured 98[degrees]F, a dot is placed on the intersection of -1 (97[degrees] - 98[degrees]) on the y axis and 97.
The ongoing evolution of personal care devices was, perhaps, most apparent in the newest electronic thermometer from the Norelco Consumer Products Co.
Using an electronic thermometer, over 50% of children with a fever were missed when checked by an axillary temperature.
Suretemp Plus 690 Electronic Thermometer (#01690-300),
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