Benefits of Using an Ear Thermometer

Benefits of Using an Ear Thermometer

Using a digital ear thermometer has many advantages over other designs of thermometer when you need to check your infants temperature.

  • Unwell infants fight and struggle which makes taking a temperature difficult but an ear thermometer gets the reading super quick.
  • These thermometers take their reading from the tympanic membrane (eardrum) which provides a very accurate measurement because it shares the same blood supply as the brain’s temperature control centre, the ideal place to perform this vital check.
  • By using one time use plastic filters over the nozzle and discarding them, contamination and cross infection of others is eliminated while cleanliness is maintained.
  • From babies to older children all dislike being prodded, probed and unfamiliar things placed their mouths which can also scare them. An ear thermometer is gentle and comfortable for tiny, delicate ears.

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