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Clinical Accuracy and Reliability of Infrared Tympanic Thermometer in an Adult Emergency Department

2016-10-19 02:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The primary aim of this study was to determine the accuracy of an infrared thermometer compared to the gold standard, mercury-in-glass thermometer. The secondary aim was to compare tympanic and axillary temperature measurements by evaluating agreement and correlation to determine whether an infrared tympanic thermometer can replace an axillary mercury thermometer in the emergency department.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Fever

Status

Completed

Source

The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-19T02:38:21-0400

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