Summary: Measuring instruments for determining the temperature of matter. Most thermometers used in the field of medicine are designed for measuring body temperature or for use in the clinical laboratory. (From UMDNS, 1999)
Publications233 found, 100 shown here
- An investigation into the accuracy of different types of thermometersDawn Dowding
University of Stirling
Prof Nurse 18:166-8. 2002..This study examined the accuracy of three other types of temperature-measurement device--disposable, digital and tympanic--when compared with standard mercury thermometer readings...
- Estimation of contact tympanic membrane temperature with a noncontact infrared thermometerT E Terndrup
Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, 13210, USA
Ann Emerg Med 30:171-5. 1997To investigate the agreement between contact tympanic membrane (TM) and noncontact infrared ear thermometers in children.
- [Measurement of fever in children--is infrared tympanic thermometry reliable?]Hossein Banitalebi
Barnemedisinsk avdeling Kvinne Barn klinikken Ullevål universitetssykehus 0407 Oslo
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:2700-1. 2002..Our objective was to determine whether infrared tympanic thermometry is as reliable as the rectal digital thermometer. Earlier reports have given conflicting results on the issue...
- Ambient thermometers in plants: from physiological outputs towards mechanisms of thermal sensingC Robertson McClung
Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
Curr Biol 20:R1086-92. 2010..This review considers the evidence for plant thermometers to date, provides a description of several notable physiological and developmental processes under ambient ..
- Quantum dot nano thermometers reveal heterogeneous local thermogenesis in living cellsJui Ming Yang
Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley California 94720, United States
ACS Nano 5:5067-71. 2011..single living cells upon external chemical and physical stimuli was characterized using quantum dots as nano thermometers. The photoluminescence spectral shifts from endocytosed quantum dots were used to map intracellular heat ..
- Neuronal TRP channels: thermometers, pathfinders and life-saversKarel Talavera
Laboratory of Ion Channel Research, Division of Physiology, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, KU Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg O and N1, Herestraat 49 bus 802, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Trends Neurosci 31:287-95. 2008..studies have firmly established the role of temperature-sensitive TRPs (thermoTRPs) as the principal molecular thermometers in the peripheral sensory system, and provided the first molecular insight into the mechanisms underlying the ..
- A brief history of the clinical thermometerJ M S Pearce
QJM 95:251-2. 2002
- Time for a change to assess and evaluate body temperature in clinical practiceMärtha Sund-Levander
Unit for Research and Development, Hoegland Hospital, Eksjo, Sweden
Int J Nurs Pract 15:241-9. 2009..That is, as normal body temperature shows individual variations, it is reasonable that the same should hold true for the febrile range...
- Body warmer and upper extremities position affect the accuracy of cutaneous thermometers during anesthesiaJ J Huang
Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, at Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
J Clin Anesth 13:241-3. 2001..To evaluate whether axillary skin temperature can accurately reflect distal esophageal temperature...
- Molecular thermometryKevin M McCabe
Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering K M M, M H, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
Pediatr Res 67:469-75. 2010..Some nanomaterial systems have even demonstrated a theranostic capacity for heat-sensitive, local delivery of chemotherapeutics. Just as early thermometry rapidly moved into the clinic, so too will these molecular thermometers.
- Measurement accuracy of fever by tympanic and axillary thermometryIlker Devrim
Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Pediatr Emerg Care 23:16-9. 2007..In this study, we aimed to compare tympanic infrared thermometers with the conventional temperature option, mercury-in-glass thermometer, which is historical standard in the ..
- Tympanic temperature comparison with oral mercury thermometer readings in an OPD settingMohammad Zafar Rabbani
Department of ENT, Shifa College of Medicine, Islamabad
J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 20:33-6. 2010..To observe and compare the Tympanic Temperature (TT) readings with the Oral Mercury Thermometer (OMT) in an OPD setting...
- DNA hairpins as temperature switches, thermometers and ionic detectorsAnette Thyssen Jonstrup
Laboratory of Genome Research, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Aarhus C, Denmark
Sensors (Basel) 13:5937-44. 2013..increasing ability to make research into small-scale systems, a specific need for very small thermostats and thermometers has been created...
- Is thermosensing property of RNA thermometers unique?Premal Shah
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America
PLoS ONE 5:e11308. 2010A large number of studies have been dedicated to identify the structural and sequence based features of RNA thermometers, mRNAs that regulate their translation initiation rate with temperature...
- [Otologic determining factors on infra-red tympanic thermometry in children]F J García Callejo
Servicio de ORL, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valencia
Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 55:107-13. 2004..To evaluate the influence of different otoscopic findings on body thermometry in children using an infra-red tympanic thermometer...
- A comparison of different methods of temperature measurements in sick newbornsSinan Uslu
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Sisli Etfal Children Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
J Trop Pediatr 57:418-23. 2011..2°C) between both mean AGMT&DAT and AGMT&ITT measurements. Our study suggests that tympanic thermometer measurement could be used as an acceptable and practical method for sick newborn in neonatal units...
- Temperature sensing using fluorescent nanothermometersFiorenzo Vetrone
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H4B 1R6 Canada
ACS Nano 4:3254-8. 2010....
- Molecular basis for temperature sensing by an RNA thermometerSaheli Chowdhury
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
EMBO J 25:2487-97. 2006..RNA thermometers employ a similar strategy to sense temperature changes in the cell and regulate the translational machinery...
- Tissue thermal conductivity by magnetic resonance thermometry and focused ultrasound heatingHai Ling Margaret Cheng
Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Canada
J Magn Reson Imaging 16:598-609. 2002..To investigate the combined use of magnetic resonance (MR) temperature imaging and focused ultrasound (FUS) for the noninvasive determination of tissue thermal properties...
- Infrared ear thermometry compared with rectal thermometry in children: a systematic reviewJean V Craig
University of Liverpool, Institute of Child Health, Alder Hey Children s Hospital, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK
Lancet 360:603-9. 2002..Our aim was to evaluate agreement between temperature measured at the rectum and ear in children...
- Fever detection in under 5 children in a tertiary health facility using the infrared tympanic thermometer in the oral modeBenedict O Edelu
Department of Pediatrics, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku Ozalla, Enugu, Nigeria
Ital J Pediatr 37:8. 2011..The oral mercury-in-glass thermometer which has relatively good accuracy cannot be used in children less than 5 years because it requires their cooperation...
- Volumetric HIFU ablation under 3D guidance of rapid MRI thermometryMax O Köhler
Philips Healthcare, 01510 Vantaa, Finland
Med Phys 36:3521-35. 2009....
- Hydrophilic fluorescent nanogel thermometer for intracellular thermometryChie Gota
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
J Am Chem Soc 131:2766-7. 2009..Thus, intracellular temperature variations associated with biological processes can be monitored by this novel thermometer with a temperature resolution of better than 0.5 degrees C...
- Thermometry in paediatric practiceA S El-Radhi
Queen Mary s Hospital, Sidcup, Kent, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:351-6. 2006..Once outstanding issues are addressed, the tympanic site is likely to become the gold standard for measuring temperature in children...
- Generation of synthetic RNA-based thermosensorsTorsten Waldminghaus
Lehrstuhl für Biologie der Mikroorganismen, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
Biol Chem 389:1319-26. 2008..Bacterial RNA thermometers are located in the 5'-untranslated region of certain heat shock and virulence genes...
- Limitations of forehead infrared body temperature detection for fever screening for severe acute respiratory syndromeChuan Chuan Liu
Department of Clinical Physiology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:1109-11. 2004..Our results indicate that the auditory meatus temperature is a superior alternative compared with the forehead body surface temperature due to its close approximation to the tympanic temperature...
- Comparison of axillary temperature with rectal or oral temperature and determination of optimum placement time in childrenDeepti Chaturvedi
Department of Pediatrics and Community Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
Indian Pediatr 41:600-3. 2004..sequential AT and OT recording was done in older children by different investigators using calibrated Hick thermometers. The placement time recorded was when 3 consecutive readings at one minute interval remained unchanged...
- Accuracy and feasibility of daily infrared tympanic membrane temperature measurements in the identification of fever in childrenBirgit K van Staaij
Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center stratenum 6 131, PO Box 85060, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:1091-7. 2003..The infrared tympanic membrane thermometer (ITT) seems ideal for measuring central body temperature. Its accuracy, however, is still debated, and the feasibility of daily temperature measurements with an ITT has not been described...
- The validity of mass body temperature screening with ear thermometers in a warm thermal environmentTatsuhiko Suzuki
Terumo Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
Tohoku J Exp Med 222:89-95. 2010..The area under the ROC curve (AUC) indicates the validity of measurements. The AUC for ear thermometers in a warm environment (mean temperature: 20.0°C) showed a fair accuracy (AUC: 0.74 [95% CI: 0.64-0...
- Designing and using synthetic RNA thermometers for temperature-controlled gene expression in bacteriaJuliane Neupert
Max Planck Institut fur Molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie, Am Muhlenberg, Potsdam Golm, Germany
Nat Protoc 4:1262-73. 2009..RNA thermometers are the only known single-component regulators of gene expression...
- An evaluation of tympanic thermometry in a paediatric emergency departmentA S El-Radhi
Queen Mary s Hospital, Sidcup, Kent DA14 6LT, UK
Emerg Med J 23:40-1. 2006..Body temperature is commonly recorded at the axilla but accuracy is a problem. This study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of a tympanic thermometer in the paediatric emergency setting...
- The accuracy of oral predictive and infrared emission detection tympanic thermometers in an emergency department settingD L O'Brien
Department of Emergency Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
Acad Emerg Med 7:1061-4. 2000....
- The potential for transmission of hospital-acquired infections by non-critical medical devices: the role of thermometers and blood pressure cuffsC J Uneke
Department of Medical Microbiology Parasitology, Faculty of Clinical Medicine, Ebonyi State University Abakaliki, Nigeria
World Health Popul 12:5-12. 2011..This study was designed to assess the potential contributory role played by thermometers and blood pressure cuffs in HAI transmission in a Nigerian teaching hospital...
- Cutaneous infrared thermometry for detecting febrile patientsPierre Hausfater
UPMC University Paris 06, Paris, France
Emerg Infect Dis 14:1255-8. 2008..Although negative predictive value was excellent (0.99), positive predictive value was low (0.10). Therefore, we question mass detection of febrile patients by using this method...
- In a systematic review, infrared ear thermometry for fever diagnosis in children finds poor sensitivitySusanna R Dodd
Centre for Medical Statistics and Health Evaluation, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3GS, United Kingdom
J Clin Epidemiol 59:354-7. 2006..To investigate sensitivity and specificity of infrared ear thermometry compared to rectal thermometry to detect fever in children...
- Childhood fever revisitedD K K Ng
Department of Paediatrics, Kwong Wah Hospital, 25 Waterloo Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Med J 8:39-43. 2002The academic study of body temperature began in 1868. Since then, a variety of thermometers have been developed for clinical use...
- Infrared tympanic thermometer can accurately measure the body temperature in children in an emergency room settingHasan Kocoglu
Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, Turkey
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 65:39-43. 2002..The objective in this study was to compare the accuracy of the tympanic membrane infrared thermometer with the other conventional temperature measurement options...
- Can there be a standard for temperature measurement in the pediatric intensive care unit?Sarah A Martin
Dept of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children s Plaza, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
AACN Clin Issues 15:254-66. 2004..Numerous studies on temperature measurement have been conducted on children of various ages using a variety of thermometers and routes in both the inpatient and outpatient setting...
- Experimental investigation of the mammary gland tumour phantom for multifrequency microwave radio-thermometersJ W Lee
School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Medicine, Konkuk University, South Korea
Med Biol Eng Comput 42:581-90. 2004..was proposed that imitates a mammary gland tumour, and the brightness temperature was observed using radio-thermometers operated at different frequencies, 1.75GHz and 3GHz...
- Is tympanic membrane thermometry the best method for recording temperature in children?Paula L Dew
Children s Hospital at Home CHAH Team, George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, Nuneaton, UK
J Child Health Care 10:96-110. 2006..Children's preferences and rectal thermometry in relation to children's rights, which have not been reviewed so far...
- Comparing mercury-in-glass, tympanic and disposable thermometers in measuring body temperature in healthy young peopleLeyla Khorshid
Ege University School of Nursing, Izmir, Turkey
J Clin Nurs 14:496-500. 2005..of this study was to determine whether a disposable thermometer was at least as accurate as a tympanic thermometer when compared with a mercury-in-glass thermometer and to investigate the waiting periods of mercury-in-glass thermometers.
- A comparison of technologies used for estimation of body temperatureJasdip Mangat
Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
Physiol Meas 31:1105-18. 2010Body temperature measurement is an important clinical parameter. The performance of a number of non-invasive thermometers was measured by comparing intra- and inter-operator variability (n = 100) and clinical accuracy (n = 61)...
- Bilateral comparison of blackbody cavities for calibration of infrared ear thermometers between NPL and FE/LMKIgor Pusnik
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Laboratory of Metrology and Quality, Trzaska 25, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Physiol Meas 25:1239-47. 2004..Three cavity shapes are suggested in different standards as suitable for calibration of infrared ear thermometers (IRETs), while one cavity shape was proposed by the LMK...
- Infrared tympanic thermometry in comparison with other temperature measurement techniques in febrile childrenMarianne M Nimah
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:48-55. 2006..To determine whether infrared tympanic thermometry (ITT) measurements more accurately reflect core body temperatures than axillary, forehead, or rectal measurements during fever cycles in children...
- MR-guided transcranial brain HIFU in small animal modelsB Larrat
Institut Langevin, ESPCI ParisTech, CNRS UMR 7587, INSERM U979, Universite Paris VII, Laboratoire Ondes et Acoustique, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75 231 Paris Cedex 05, France
Phys Med Biol 55:365-88. 2010..Brain elasticity appears to be more sensitive to the presence of oedema than to tissue necrosis...
- IR ear thermometers: what do they measure and how do they comply with the EU technical regulation?Igor Pusnik
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Laboratory of Metrology and Quality, University of Ljubljana, Trzaska 25, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Physiol Meas 25:699-708. 2004..This paper describes and analyses the mentioned dilemmas in the case of widely used infrared ear thermometers, with their benefits and limitations, as well as with regard to the European technical regulation in the field ..
- The use of infrared ear thermometers in pediatric and family practice officesB G Silverman
Office of Surveillance and Biometrics, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U S Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
Public Health Rep 113:268-72. 1998To describe the use of infrared (IR) ear thermometers in pediatric and family practice offices.
- Accurate fluorescent polymeric thermometers containing an ionic componentChie Gota
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
Analyst 132:121-6. 2007Fluorescent polymeric thermometers consisting of only N-alkylacrylamide and fluorescent components show rather low temperature resolution in their functional ranges (ca...
- A brief report on the normal range of forehead temperature as determined by noncontact, handheld, infrared thermometerDaniel Kwok Keung Ng
Department of Paediatrics, Kwong Wah Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Am J Infect Control 33:227-9. 2005..Noncontact forehead temperature measurement by handheld infrared thermometer was used as a screening tool for fever. However, the accuracy data and normal range of forehead temperature determined by this method were not available...
- Modulation of the sensitive temperature range of fluorescent molecular thermometers based on thermoresponsive polymersSeiichi Uchiyama
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Nara Women s University, Kitauoya Nishimachi, Nara 630 8506, Japan
Anal Chem 76:1793-8. 2004Fluorescent molecular thermometers based on polymers showing a temperature-induced phase transition and labeled with polarity-sensitive fluorescent benzofurazans are the most sensitive known...
- Evaluation of a new, wearable, precision phase-change thermometer in neonatesNaja E McKenzie
McKenzie and Associates LLC, Tucson, AZ, USA
Pediatr Nurs 29:117-25. 2003..Continuous thermometer placement eliminates drawdown, the transitory, local cooling effect of intermittent thermometer placement...
- Monitoring temperatureJo Trim
University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust
Nurs Times 101:30-1. 2005
- Are infrared and thermistor thermometers interchangeable for measuring localized skin temperature?Teresa J Kelechi
College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
J Nurs Meas 14:19-30. 2006Localized skin temperature must be measured by accurate and reliable thermometers to effectively evaluate treatment outcomes, monitor changes, and predict potential complications...
- Intra-oral temperatures during functionC W Barclay
University Dental Hospital Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, UK
J Oral Rehabil 32:886-94. 2005..The importance of these temperatures recorded in terms of dental materials testing and the role of material conductivity warrants further investigation...
- Temperature measurement in the phase I PACUNancy Stanhope
Phase I PACU, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
J Perianesth Nurs 21:27-33; quiz 34-6. 2006..This article provides an overview of perioperative hypothermia and offers a summary of the most common methods used to measure body temperature...
- Accuracy of parents in measuring body temperature with a tympanic thermometerJoan L Robinson
Department of Pediatrics and Stollery Children s Hospital, 2C3 Walter MacKenzie Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2B7 Canada
BMC Fam Pract 6:3. 2005..It is now common for parents to measure tympanic temperatures in children. The objective of this study was to assess the diagnostic accuracy of these measurements...
- Infrared ear thermometers--parameters influencing their reading and accuracyIgor Pusnik
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Laboratory of Metrology and Quality, University of Ljubljana, Trzaska 25, Slovenia
Physiol Meas 26:1075-84. 2005Infrared ear thermometers (IRETs) are extensively used for measuring the temperature of a human body. For accurate measurements with IRETs they have to be calibrated regularly with an appropriate and traceable calibration system...
- The accuracy of a new infrared ear thermometer in patients undergoing cardiac surgeryMatthias Bock
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Can J Anaesth 52:1083-7. 2005..To evaluate the equivalency of the prototype of a new infrared ear thermometer (IRT 4000) in comparison to the temperature measurements of a pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) and a continual contact probe on the tympanic membrane...
- Comparison of noncontact infrared and remote sensor thermometry in normal and dry eye patientsG Singh
Guru Gobind Singh International Eye Research and Cure Centre, New Delhi, India
Eur J Ophthalmol 15:668-73. 2005..To evaluate the role of closed chamber infrared and remote sensor thermometry in normal and dry eye patients...
- Corneal endothelial cells' protection against thermal injury: influence of ophthalmic viscoelastic substances in experimental study on rabbitsP Jurowski
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Rehabilitation, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
Eur J Ophthalmol 15:674-9. 2005....
- A comparison of non-contact, subcutaneous, and rectal temperatures in captive owl monkeys (Aotus sp.)L J Shelton
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Naval Medical Research Center WRAIR NMRC, Silver Spring, MD, USA
J Med Primatol 35:346-51. 2006..Three methods of body temperature measurement were compared in owl monkeys: non-contact infrared thermometry, subcutaneous transponder, and rectal probe...
- Experience with a small animal hyperthermia ultrasound system (SAHUS): report on 83 tumoursP Novak
Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, 4511 Forest Park Ave, Suite 200, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
Phys Med Biol 50:5127-39. 2005..To date, the system has successfully treated 83 tumours to target temperatures in the range of 41-43 degrees C for periods of 65 min on average...
- Characterization of measurement artefacts in fluoroptic temperature sensors: implications for laser thermal therapy at 810 nmSean R H Davidson
Division of Medical Physics, Ontario Cancer Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lasers Surg Med 36:297-306. 2005..This study investigates the cause of the artefact to determine whether fluoroptic sensors can provide reliable temperature measurements during LITT...
- Comparison between rectal and infrared skin temperature in the newbornMario De Curtis
Dipartimento di Scienze Ginecologiche, Perinatologia, Puericultura, Universitè di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 93:F55-7. 2008..Use of the infrared skin thermometer is a comfortable and reliable way of measurement of body temperature in newborns...
- Thermal emission and curing efficiency of LED and halogen curing lightsKraig S Vandewalle
Dental Materials Evaluation, USAF Dental Investigation Service, Great Lakes, IL, USA
Oper Dent 30:257-64. 2005..No significant differences were found in maximum thermal emission or KHN ratios between the LED (LEDemetron 1) and the QTH (VIP) at maximum output and similar energy densities (ANOVA/Tukey's; alpha=0.05)...
- A biocompatible microdevice for core body temperature monitoring in the early diagnosis of infectious diseaseE D Williamson
Dstl Porton Down, Salisbury, Wilts, UK, SP4 0JQ
Biomed Microdevices 9:51-60. 2007....
- Comparison of tympanic, transponder, and noncontact infrared laser thermometry with rectal thermometry in strain 13 guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus)Julie M Stephens Devalle
Veterinary Medicine Division, United States Army Medical Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA
Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci 44:35-8. 2005..Although the mean temperatures from the transponder and tympanic thermometers were not significantly different from the rectal temperatures, only the transponder method was in close ..
- Comparison of temporal artery thermometer to standard temperature measurements in pediatric intensive care unit patientsKiran Hebbar
Division of Critical Care, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, GA 30322, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:557-61. 2005..We hypothesized that temporal artery temperatures do not differ from axillary and rectal temperatures in critically ill children, but temporal artery accuracy is decreased by shock or vasopressor use...
- Comparing no-touch and tympanic thermometer temperature recordingsP Woodrow
East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust, Canterbury
Br J Nurs 15:1012-6. 2006Temperature is a vital sign which can be measured using various types of clinical thermometers. Pulmonary artery temperature is considered the 'gold standard', but this measurement is not usually clinically practical...
- Comparison of rectal, microchip transponder, and infrared thermometry techniques for obtaining body temperature in the laboratory rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)Patty H Chen
Division of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Biostatistics, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD, USA
J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 45:57-63. 2006..The practicality and reliability of the modalities were reviewed also. According to this study, the implantable microchip transponder measurements agreed most closely with the rectal temperature...
- Taking tympanic temperaturePhilip Woodrow
Prospective Practice Development Unit, East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust, Buckland Hospital, Dover
Nurs Older People 18:31-2. 2006
- Temperature measurement: comparison of non-invasive methods used in adult critical careSarah Farnell
St George s Hospital, London, UK
J Clin Nurs 14:632-9. 2005..DOT) and tympanic thermometer (Genius First Temp M3000A), against the gold standard pulmonary artery catheter, and to determine the clinical significance of any temperature discrepancy using an expert panel...
- [Methods of first-choice for clinical temperature measurement in Danish hospital wards]Rasmus Smith
Glostrup Hospital, Forskningscenter for Forebyggelse og Sundhed Region Hovedstaden, Glostrup
Ugeskr Laeger 170:1930-3. 2008..The aim was to investigate the methods of first-choice for clinical temperature measurement in Danish hospital wards...
- How reliable is axillary temperature measurement?A Falzon
Paediatric Department, St Luke s Hospital, Guardamangia, Malta
Acta Paediatr 92:309-13. 2003..To assess whether axillary temperature measurements reliably reflect oral/rectal temperature measurements...
- Temperature measurement in children with cancer: an evaluationA Sahib El-Radhi
Queen Mary s Hospital, Sidcup, Kent
Br J Nurs 16:1313-6. 2007..These measurements were compared with those obtained with two ear-based thermometers, a forehead thermometer, and from the axilla (representing current practice)...
- Use of a thermocouple for malignant tumor detection. Investigating temperature difference as a diagnostic criterionQi Zhao
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Dundee, UK
IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 27:64-6. 2008
- Study between axillary and rectal temperature measurements in childrenR B Haddadin
Department of Paediatrics, Royal Medical Services, Amman, Jordan
East Mediterr Health J 13:1060-6. 2007..There was no direct mathematical relationship between axillary and rectal temperature. Axillary temperature should be taken in neonates as it is less hazardous; rectal temperature should be used beyond this age...
- Comparison of temple temperatures with rectal temperatures in children under two years of ageGeorge K Siberry
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 41:405-14. 2002..The findings do not support use of temple temperatures to screen young infants for rectal fever > or =38.0 degrees C. Temperatures obtained by parents were comparable to those obtained by nurses...
- Reliability of an infrared forehead skin thermometer for core temperature measurementsJ A Kistemaker
TNO Defence, Safety and Security, Soesterberg, The Netherlands
J Med Eng Technol 30:252-61. 2006..The SensorTouch did not provide reliable values of the body temperature during periods of increasing body temperature, but the SensorTouch might work under stable conditions...
- Comparison of temperature readings from a percutaneous thermal sensing microchip with temperature readings from a digital rectal thermometer in equidsTatiana R Robinson
Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:613-7. 2008....
- A comparison of oral, tympanic, and rectal temperature measurement in the elderlyShawn M Varney
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, San Antonio, Texas, USA
J Emerg Med 22:153-7. 2002..To identify these febrile patients with possible infection, clinicians must be attentive to elderly patients' vague clinical presentation...
- [Body temperature measurement in daily practice]I Sermet-Gaudelus
Service de Pediatrie Generale, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149, rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris, France
Arch Pediatr 12:1292-300. 2005..The single-use chemical thermometer measures oral temperature. Its accuracy must be evaluated. Infrared ear thermometers are routinely used because it is convenient and fast to use...
- Comparison of oral and tympanic temperatures in adult surgical patientsMichele Gilbert
Shands HealthCare, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Appl Nurs Res 15:42-7. 2002..There was no significant difference between average tympanic and average oral temperatures. Therefore, this study supports the use of tympanic thermometers in addition to oral thermometers in obtaining temperatures.
- [Temperature measurement]Peter Michael Wøldike
Glostrup Hospital, Forskningscenter for Forebyggelse og Sundhed, Region Hovedstaden
Ugeskr Laeger 170:938-9. 2008
- Reliability of body temperature measurements in hospitalised older patientsValter Giantin
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Division of Geriatrics, University of Padua, Italy
J Clin Nurs 17:1518-25. 2008..To compare different body temperature assessment methods in older people and to assess the role of cognitive and functional characteristics in temperature recordings...
- Clinical thermometry: possible causes and potential solutions to electronic, digital thermometer inaccuraciesNeal S Latman
NSL Associates, Amarillo, TX, USA
Biomed Instrum Technol 37:190-6. 2003..the improvements in safety, speed, and ease of use of the newer electronic, digital oral and tympanic clinical thermometers have been offset by a loss in accuracy and reliability when compared with the traditional glass/mercury oral ..
- The usefulness of an earphone-type infrared tympanic thermometer for intraoperative core temperature monitoringTomohiro Kiya
Department of Anesthesiology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Anesth Analg 105:1688-92, table of contents. 2007..In this study we sought to determine the usefulness of a novel earphone-type infrared tympanic thermometer (IRT) for core temperature monitoring during surgery...
- [Bladder temperature versus tympanic membrane and forehead skin temperature]Mette Joost
H S Amager Hospital, Anaestesi og Operationsafdelingen, Intensiv Afsnit, DK 2300 København S
Ugeskr Laeger 165:2296-8. 2003....
- When body temperature changes, does rectal temperature lag?David S Greenes
Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Pediatr 144:824-6. 2004By using temporal artery and rectal thermometers, we followed temperatures in 45 febrile (>38.5 degrees C) infants given an antipyretic drug...
- [A method for reconstruction of pathological changes in the volume of a living body]L M Kliukin
Physical Department, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Vorob'evy gory, Moscow, 119899 Russia
Biofizika 46:524-9. 2001..The obviously known biomedical parameters allow one to locate and characterize pathology foci. The accuracy of one temperature measurement is not worse than 0.01 deg at a measurement time of about one second...
- Digitized infrared segmental thermometry: time requirements for stable recordingsRichard A Roy
Universite du Quebec a Trois Rivieres, Module Chiropratique, CP 500, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:468.e1-10. 2006..The project evaluated the required length of time for patients to acclimatize their core body temperature to ambient conditions to obtain stable DIST readings...
- Comparison of body temperature in cats using a veterinary infrared thermometer and a digital rectal thermometerGail A Kunkle
Blanche Saunders Dermatology Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0126, USA
J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 40:42-6. 2004..The thermometers were weakly correlated (r=0.62). The mean difference was 0.13 degrees F (0...
- [Ear thermometer not an adequate alternative to rectal thermometer. A comparative study shows big temperature discrepancies of ear temperature measurements ]Tony Duberg
Lakartidningen 104:1479-82. 2007
- Body temperature regulation during hemodialysis in long-term patients: is it time to change dialysate temperature prescription?Pablo E Pergola
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 44:155-65. 2004..0 degrees C in all patients unless contraindicated...
- Comparison of rectal and infrared thermometry for obtaining body temperature in cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis)P Sikoski
Department of Pathology, Section on Comparative Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1040, USA
J Med Primatol 36:381-4. 2007..It would be clinically advantageous to develop a method of body temperature evaluation in cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis) that did not require sedation, restraint, surgical manipulation, or expensive equipment...
- Reviewing the effectiveness of tympanic thermometersDavid Gallimore
University of Wales, Swansea
Nurs Times 100:32-4. 2004Tympanic thermometers have become a popular alternative to glass mercury thermometers for recording patients' temperatures. This article reviews studies that have been performed to audit their use in clinical practice...
- Temperature monitoring in newborns using thermospotRanjan Kumar Pejaver
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India
Indian J Pediatr 71:795-6. 2004..Hypothermia is a common problem in newborns. This is more so in community environment especially in low-birth weight and preterm babies...
- Procedure of rectal temperature measurement affects brain, muscle, skin, and body temperatures and modulates the effects of intravenous cocaineDavid D Bae
Behavioral Neuroscience Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, DHHS, 5500 Nathan Shock Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Brain Res 1154:61-70. 2007....
- Infrared thermography and thermocouple mapping of radiofrequency renal ablation to assess treatment adequacy and ablation marginsKenneth Ogan
Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
Urology 62:146-51. 2003....
- Risk factors for improper vaccine storage and handling in private provider officesK N Bell
Women s and Children s Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Pediatrics 107:E100. 2001....
- Allergic contact dermatitis from mercury antiseptics and derivatives: study protocol of tolerance to intramuscular injections of thimerosalMaria Teresa Audicana
Department of Allergy and Immunology, Santiago Apostol Hospital, Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain
Am J Contact Dermat 13:3-9. 2002..Mercury derivatives are frequent contact allergens and their cross-reactivity is not constant. Thimerosal is an organic mercurial used as an antiseptic and as a preservative in most vaccines...
- Molecular characterization of Sensory FunctionArdem Patapoutian; Fiscal Year: 2013..by distinct changes in thermal energy (in the noxious to innocuous range), thus functioning as the molecular thermometers of our body...
- Self-Calibrating Diagnostic Digital RadiometerFRED STERZER; Fiscal Year: 2007..Contacts with manufacturers will be established with the aim of early commercialization. Unlike conventional thermometers, the Handheld Digital Microwave Radiometer will conveniently, quickly, and non-invasively measure subsurface ..
- HORMONAL AND TEMPERATURE CIRCADIANICITY IN AIDSDONNA TALIAFERRO; Fiscal Year: 1999..Because of its stability and the every day use of thermometers, body temperature is often the most frequent method of studying circadianicity (Mason, 1988, p. 277)...
- SYMBOLIC SIMULATION OF DNA METABOLISMDouglas Brutlag; Fiscal Year: 1990..will be presented graphically as active images of thermometers, gauges and switches...
- Novel MRI Contrast Agent for Monitoring Thermal AblationNathan Mcdannold; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Noninvasive Temperature Estimation with UltrasoundR Arthur; Fiscal Year: 2003..Because our approach exploits the inhomogeneities present in tissue, we believe that if it is successful in vitro; it holds promise for in vivo application. ..
- 3D Noninvasive Temperature Estimation with UltrasoundR Arthur; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Multivalency: Mechanisms and ApplicationsGeorge M Whitesides; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Capillary Electrophoresis and Protein BiophysicsGeorge M Whitesides; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Tools To Study Cell Motility and Ion ChannelsGeorge Whitesides; Fiscal Year: 2006..The work spans biology, microfabrication, and biophysics, and an important product of the research will be students broadly trained in biological and physical sciences. ..
- Physical Activity, Learning Styles and Health LiteracyJulie Gazmararian; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., custodial, faculty), and an advisory panel of nationally renowned public health and learning theory professionals. ..
- Rural Trial of Clinic Order Entry with Decision SupportMatthew Samore; Fiscal Year: 2006..The cost impact of the intervention will be measured to allow a comprehensive assessment of the value of this HIT. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- SUPPLEMENTAL OXYGEN AND SURGICAL WOUND INFECTIONSDaniel Sessler; Fiscal Year: 2001..Since the cost of oxygen is trivial and the risks of oxygen administration are low, clinicians will easily be able to implement this treatment once we have demonstrated its benefits. ..
- Nitrous Oxide and Wound InfectionsOzan Akca; Fiscal Year: 2006..Confirming our hypothesis would thus allow clinicians to make a minor modification in anesthetic practice that might reduce the incidence of a complication responsible for considerable perioperative morbidity and cost. ..
- AGGREGATION OF PROTEINS IN AGE-RELATED DISEASESMichael Sherman; Fiscal Year: 2005..This work will lay the basis for further study of mechanisms of protein aggregation in neurons and aged mammalian cells. ..
- MEMBRANE FUNCTION IN MUTANTS OF CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANSJohn Browse; Fiscal Year: 2004..Quantitative measures of low-temperature performance and thermotolerance of the range of desaturase mutants will be correlated with fatty acid composition and measurements of membrane fluidity. ..
- Localized Bioimpedance in Neuromuscular DiseaseSEWARD RUTKOVE; Fiscal Year: 2006..As part of this aim, a prototype device for easy use will be developed and tested in the clinical setting. ..
- Fetal Functional Magnetic Resonance ImagingLaura Pisani; Fiscal Year: 2006..The restricted-FOV f-fMRI sequence will be compared with a conventional large FOV fMRI sequence in normal adults and in 10 fetuses at risk for IUGR. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Ambulatory Foot Temperature in Diabetic NeuropathySEWARD RUTKOVE; Fiscal Year: 2006..Ultimately, the results obtained in this work may justify the use of ambulatory foot temperature monitoring in DN clinical trials, both as a screening tool for early disease and as an outcome measure. ..