thermometers

Summary

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)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi An investigation into the accuracy of different types of thermometers
    Dawn Dowding
    University of Stirling
    Prof Nurse 18:166-8. 2002
  2. ncbi Estimation of contact tympanic membrane temperature with a noncontact infrared thermometer
    T E Terndrup
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, 13210, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 30:171-5. 1997
  3. ncbi [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
  4. ncbi Ambient thermometers in plants: from physiological outputs towards mechanisms of thermal sensing
    C Robertson McClung
    Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Curr Biol 20:R1086-92. 2010
  5. ncbi Quantum dot nano thermometers reveal heterogeneous local thermogenesis in living cells
    Jui 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
  6. ncbi Neuronal TRP channels: thermometers, pathfinders and life-savers
    Karel 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
  7. ncbi A brief history of the clinical thermometer
    J M S Pearce
    QJM 95:251-2. 2002
  8. ncbi Time for a change to assess and evaluate body temperature in clinical practice
    Märtha Sund-Levander
    Unit for Research and Development, Hoegland Hospital, Eksjo, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Pract 15:241-9. 2009
  9. ncbi Body warmer and upper extremities position affect the accuracy of cutaneous thermometers during anesthesia
    J 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
  10. pmc Molecular thermometry
    Kevin 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

Research Grants

  1. Molecular characterization of Sensory Function
    Ardem Patapoutian; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. Self-Calibrating Diagnostic Digital Radiometer
    FRED STERZER; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. HORMONAL AND TEMPERATURE CIRCADIANICITY IN AIDS
    DONNA TALIAFERRO; Fiscal Year: 1999
  4. SYMBOLIC SIMULATION OF DNA METABOLISM
    Douglas Brutlag; Fiscal Year: 1990
  5. Novel MRI Contrast Agent for Monitoring Thermal Ablation
    Nathan Mcdannold; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. Noninvasive Temperature Estimation with Ultrasound
    R Arthur; Fiscal Year: 2003
  7. 3D Noninvasive Temperature Estimation with Ultrasound
    R Arthur; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. Multivalency: Mechanisms and Applications
    George M Whitesides; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. Capillary Electrophoresis and Protein Biophysics
    George M Whitesides; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. Tools To Study Cell Motility and Ion Channels
    George Whitesides; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications233 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi An investigation into the accuracy of different types of thermometers
    Dawn 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...
  2. ncbi Estimation of contact tympanic membrane temperature with a noncontact infrared thermometer
    T E Terndrup
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, 13210, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 30:171-5. 1997
    To investigate the agreement between contact tympanic membrane (TM) and noncontact infrared ear thermometers in children.
  3. ncbi [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...
  4. ncbi Ambient thermometers in plants: from physiological outputs towards mechanisms of thermal sensing
    C 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 ..
  5. ncbi Quantum dot nano thermometers reveal heterogeneous local thermogenesis in living cells
    Jui 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 ..
  6. ncbi Neuronal TRP channels: thermometers, pathfinders and life-savers
    Karel 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 ..
  7. ncbi A brief history of the clinical thermometer
    J M S Pearce
    QJM 95:251-2. 2002
  8. ncbi Time for a change to assess and evaluate body temperature in clinical practice
    Märtha 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...
  9. ncbi Body warmer and upper extremities position affect the accuracy of cutaneous thermometers during anesthesia
    J 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...
  10. pmc Molecular thermometry
    Kevin 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.
  11. ncbi Measurement accuracy of fever by tympanic and axillary thermometry
    Ilker 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 ..
  12. ncbi Tympanic temperature comparison with oral mercury thermometer readings in an OPD setting
    Mohammad 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...
  13. pmc DNA hairpins as temperature switches, thermometers and ionic detectors
    Anette 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...
  14. pmc 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. 2010
    A 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...
  15. ncbi [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...
  16. ncbi A comparison of different methods of temperature measurements in sick newborns
    Sinan 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...
  17. ncbi Temperature sensing using fluorescent nanothermometers
    Fiorenzo Vetrone
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H4B 1R6 Canada
    ACS Nano 4:3254-8. 2010
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  18. pmc Molecular basis for temperature sensing by an RNA thermometer
    Saheli 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...
  19. ncbi Tissue thermal conductivity by magnetic resonance thermometry and focused ultrasound heating
    Hai 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...
  20. ncbi Infrared ear thermometry compared with rectal thermometry in children: a systematic review
    Jean 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...
  21. pmc Fever detection in under 5 children in a tertiary health facility using the infrared tympanic thermometer in the oral mode
    Benedict 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...
  22. ncbi Volumetric HIFU ablation under 3D guidance of rapid MRI thermometry
    Max O Köhler
    Philips Healthcare, 01510 Vantaa, Finland
    Med Phys 36:3521-35. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi Hydrophilic fluorescent nanogel thermometer for intracellular thermometry
    Chie 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...
  24. pmc Thermometry in paediatric practice
    A 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...
  25. ncbi Generation of synthetic RNA-based thermosensors
    Torsten 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...
  26. ncbi Limitations of forehead infrared body temperature detection for fever screening for severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Chuan 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...
  27. ncbi Comparison of axillary temperature with rectal or oral temperature and determination of optimum placement time in children
    Deepti 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...
  28. ncbi Accuracy and feasibility of daily infrared tympanic membrane temperature measurements in the identification of fever in children
    Birgit 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...
  29. ncbi The validity of mass body temperature screening with ear thermometers in a warm thermal environment
    Tatsuhiko 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...
  30. ncbi Designing and using synthetic RNA thermometers for temperature-controlled gene expression in bacteria
    Juliane 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...
  31. pmc An evaluation of tympanic thermometry in a paediatric emergency department
    A 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...
  32. ncbi The accuracy of oral predictive and infrared emission detection tympanic thermometers in an emergency department setting
    D L O'Brien
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Australia
    Acad Emerg Med 7:1061-4. 2000
    ....
  33. ncbi The potential for transmission of hospital-acquired infections by non-critical medical devices: the role of thermometers and blood pressure cuffs
    C 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...
  34. pmc Cutaneous infrared thermometry for detecting febrile patients
    Pierre 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...
  35. ncbi In a systematic review, infrared ear thermometry for fever diagnosis in children finds poor sensitivity
    Susanna 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...
  36. ncbi Childhood fever revisited
    D K K Ng
    Department of Paediatrics, Kwong Wah Hospital, 25 Waterloo Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 8:39-43. 2002
    The academic study of body temperature began in 1868. Since then, a variety of thermometers have been developed for clinical use...
  37. ncbi Infrared tympanic thermometer can accurately measure the body temperature in children in an emergency room setting
    Hasan 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...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. ncbi Experimental investigation of the mammary gland tumour phantom for multifrequency microwave radio-thermometers
    J 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...
  40. ncbi 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...
  41. ncbi Comparing mercury-in-glass, tympanic and disposable thermometers in measuring body temperature in healthy young people
    Leyla 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.
  42. ncbi A comparison of technologies used for estimation of body temperature
    Jasdip Mangat
    Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Physiol Meas 31:1105-18. 2010
    Body 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)...
  43. ncbi Bilateral comparison of blackbody cavities for calibration of infrared ear thermometers between NPL and FE/LMK
    Igor 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...
  44. ncbi Infrared tympanic thermometry in comparison with other temperature measurement techniques in febrile children
    Marianne 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...
  45. pmc MR-guided transcranial brain HIFU in small animal models
    B 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...
  46. ncbi 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 ..
  47. pmc The use of infrared ear thermometers in pediatric and family practice offices
    B 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. 1998
    To describe the use of infrared (IR) ear thermometers in pediatric and family practice offices.
  48. ncbi Accurate fluorescent polymeric thermometers containing an ionic component
    Chie Gota
    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Analyst 132:121-6. 2007
    Fluorescent polymeric thermometers consisting of only N-alkylacrylamide and fluorescent components show rather low temperature resolution in their functional ranges (ca...
  49. ncbi A brief report on the normal range of forehead temperature as determined by noncontact, handheld, infrared thermometer
    Daniel 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...
  50. ncbi Modulation of the sensitive temperature range of fluorescent molecular thermometers based on thermoresponsive polymers
    Seiichi Uchiyama
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Nara Women s University, Kitauoya Nishimachi, Nara 630 8506, Japan
    Anal Chem 76:1793-8. 2004
    Fluorescent molecular thermometers based on polymers showing a temperature-induced phase transition and labeled with polarity-sensitive fluorescent benzofurazans are the most sensitive known...
  51. ncbi Evaluation of a new, wearable, precision phase-change thermometer in neonates
    Naja 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...
  52. ncbi Monitoring temperature
    Jo Trim
    University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust
    Nurs Times 101:30-1. 2005
  53. ncbi 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. 2006
    Localized skin temperature must be measured by accurate and reliable thermometers to effectively evaluate treatment outcomes, monitor changes, and predict potential complications...
  54. ncbi Intra-oral temperatures during function
    C 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...
  55. ncbi Temperature measurement in the phase I PACU
    Nancy 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...
  56. pmc Accuracy of parents in measuring body temperature with a tympanic thermometer
    Joan 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...
  57. ncbi Infrared ear thermometers--parameters influencing their reading and accuracy
    Igor Pusnik
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Laboratory of Metrology and Quality, University of Ljubljana, Trzaska 25, Slovenia
    Physiol Meas 26:1075-84. 2005
    Infrared 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...
  58. ncbi The accuracy of a new infrared ear thermometer in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Matthias 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...
  59. ncbi Comparison of noncontact infrared and remote sensor thermometry in normal and dry eye patients
    G 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...
  60. ncbi Corneal endothelial cells' protection against thermal injury: influence of ophthalmic viscoelastic substances in experimental study on rabbits
    P Jurowski
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Rehabilitation, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
    Eur J Ophthalmol 15:674-9. 2005
    ....
  61. ncbi 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...
  62. ncbi Experience with a small animal hyperthermia ultrasound system (SAHUS): report on 83 tumours
    P 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...
  63. ncbi Characterization of measurement artefacts in fluoroptic temperature sensors: implications for laser thermal therapy at 810 nm
    Sean 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...
  64. ncbi Comparison between rectal and infrared skin temperature in the newborn
    Mario 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...
  65. ncbi Thermal emission and curing efficiency of LED and halogen curing lights
    Kraig 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)...
  66. ncbi A biocompatible microdevice for core body temperature monitoring in the early diagnosis of infectious disease
    E D Williamson
    Dstl Porton Down, Salisbury, Wilts, UK, SP4 0JQ
    Biomed Microdevices 9:51-60. 2007
    ....
  67. ncbi 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 ..
  68. ncbi Comparison of temporal artery thermometer to standard temperature measurements in pediatric intensive care unit patients
    Kiran 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...
  69. ncbi Comparing no-touch and tympanic thermometer temperature recordings
    P Woodrow
    East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust, Canterbury
    Br J Nurs 15:1012-6. 2006
    Temperature 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...
  70. ncbi 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...
  71. ncbi Taking tympanic temperature
    Philip Woodrow
    Prospective Practice Development Unit, East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust, Buckland Hospital, Dover
    Nurs Older People 18:31-2. 2006
  72. ncbi Temperature measurement: comparison of non-invasive methods used in adult critical care
    Sarah 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...
  73. ncbi [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...
  74. ncbi 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...
  75. ncbi Temperature measurement in children with cancer: an evaluation
    A 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)...
  76. doi Use of a thermocouple for malignant tumor detection. Investigating temperature difference as a diagnostic criterion
    Qi Zhao
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Dundee, UK
    IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 27:64-6. 2008
  77. ncbi Study between axillary and rectal temperature measurements in children
    R 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...
  78. ncbi Comparison of temple temperatures with rectal temperatures in children under two years of age
    George 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...
  79. ncbi Reliability of an infrared forehead skin thermometer for core temperature measurements
    J 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...
  80. ncbi Comparison of temperature readings from a percutaneous thermal sensing microchip with temperature readings from a digital rectal thermometer in equids
    Tatiana 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
    ....
  81. ncbi A comparison of oral, tympanic, and rectal temperature measurement in the elderly
    Shawn 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...
  82. ncbi [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...
  83. ncbi Comparison of oral and tympanic temperatures in adult surgical patients
    Michele 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.
  84. ncbi [Temperature measurement]
    Peter Michael Wøldike
    Glostrup Hospital, Forskningscenter for Forebyggelse og Sundhed, Region Hovedstaden
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:938-9. 2008
  85. ncbi Reliability of body temperature measurements in hospitalised older patients
    Valter 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...
  86. ncbi Clinical thermometry: possible causes and potential solutions to electronic, digital thermometer inaccuracies
    Neal 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 ..
  87. ncbi The usefulness of an earphone-type infrared tympanic thermometer for intraoperative core temperature monitoring
    Tomohiro 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...
  88. ncbi [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
    ....
  89. ncbi 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. 2004
    By using temporal artery and rectal thermometers, we followed temperatures in 45 febrile (>38.5 degrees C) infants given an antipyretic drug...
  90. ncbi [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...
  91. ncbi Digitized infrared segmental thermometry: time requirements for stable recordings
    Richard 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...
  92. ncbi Comparison of body temperature in cats using a veterinary infrared thermometer and a digital rectal thermometer
    Gail 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...
  93. ncbi [Ear thermometer not an adequate alternative to rectal thermometer. A comparative study shows big temperature discrepancies of ear temperature measurements ]
    Tony Duberg
    Hälsouniversitetet, Linkoping
    Lakartidningen 104:1479-82. 2007
  94. ncbi 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...
  95. ncbi 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...
  96. ncbi Reviewing the effectiveness of tympanic thermometers
    David Gallimore
    University of Wales, Swansea
    Nurs Times 100:32-4. 2004
    Tympanic 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...
  97. ncbi Temperature monitoring in newborns using thermospot
    Ranjan 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...
  98. pmc Procedure of rectal temperature measurement affects brain, muscle, skin, and body temperatures and modulates the effects of intravenous cocaine
    David 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
    ....
  99. ncbi Infrared thermography and thermocouple mapping of radiofrequency renal ablation to assess treatment adequacy and ablation margins
    Kenneth Ogan
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Urology 62:146-51. 2003
    ....
  100. ncbi Risk factors for improper vaccine storage and handling in private provider offices
    K N Bell
    Women s and Children s Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E100. 2001
    ....
  101. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis from mercury antiseptics and derivatives: study protocol of tolerance to intramuscular injections of thimerosal
    Maria 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...

Research Grants19

  1. Molecular characterization of Sensory Function
    Ardem 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...
  2. Self-Calibrating Diagnostic Digital Radiometer
    FRED 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 ..
  3. HORMONAL AND TEMPERATURE CIRCADIANICITY IN AIDS
    DONNA 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)...
  4. SYMBOLIC SIMULATION OF DNA METABOLISM
    Douglas Brutlag; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..will be presented graphically as active images of thermometers, gauges and switches...
  5. Novel MRI Contrast Agent for Monitoring Thermal Ablation
    Nathan Mcdannold; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  6. Noninvasive Temperature Estimation with Ultrasound
    R 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. ..
  7. 3D Noninvasive Temperature Estimation with Ultrasound
    R Arthur; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  8. Multivalency: Mechanisms and Applications
    George M Whitesides; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. Capillary Electrophoresis and Protein Biophysics
    George M Whitesides; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  10. Tools To Study Cell Motility and Ion Channels
    George 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. ..
  11. Physical Activity, Learning Styles and Health Literacy
    Julie Gazmararian; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., custodial, faculty), and an advisory panel of nationally renowned public health and learning theory professionals. ..
  12. Rural Trial of Clinic Order Entry with Decision Support
    Matthew 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]..
  13. SUPPLEMENTAL OXYGEN AND SURGICAL WOUND INFECTIONS
    Daniel 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. ..
  14. Nitrous Oxide and Wound Infections
    Ozan 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. ..
  15. AGGREGATION OF PROTEINS IN AGE-RELATED DISEASES
    Michael Sherman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This work will lay the basis for further study of mechanisms of protein aggregation in neurons and aged mammalian cells. ..
  16. MEMBRANE FUNCTION IN MUTANTS OF CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS
    John 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. ..
  17. Localized Bioimpedance in Neuromuscular Disease
    SEWARD RUTKOVE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..As part of this aim, a prototype device for easy use will be developed and tested in the clinical setting. ..
  18. Fetal Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Laura 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]..
  19. Ambulatory Foot Temperature in Diabetic Neuropathy
    SEWARD 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. ..