Oral, axillary, and tympanic temperature measurements in older and younger adults with or without fever


ONUR Ö. E. , Guneysel O., AKOĞLU H. , Aydin Y. , DENİZBAŞI ALTINOK A.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, cilt.15, ss.334-337, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/mej.0b013e3283036cfe
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.334-337

Özet

Objectives The purpose of this study was to compare the results of body temperature obtained by a nurse with standard mercury thermometers from axillary and oral regions with the results of infrared tympanic thermometer in febrile and afebrile patients/in older and younger adults with or without fever, and to determine whether tympanic measures are suitable for use in the elderly population.