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2010-07-26 09:10:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Exergen temporal artery thermometer outsells all other brands at retailers nationwide that stock the Exergen TemporalScanner(TM), according to data compiled by leading market research firms. In comparing sales of all types of thermometers, including national brands and private label products, Nielsen and Information Resources Inc. (IRI) found Exergen came out on top. Exergen's retail unit sales rose an average of about 63 percent more than...

2010-01-04 12:57:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Exergen TemporalScanner, a breakthrough innovation in medical thermometry, was selected last week as one of 24 "Smartest Products of the Decade" by Inc. magazine, which stated "These products revolutionized the way we spend our time -- technologically, culturally, and beyond." "It is quite an honor to be included in a short list with iPod, Netflix, Blackberry, Google, Jet Blue, and other well known highly successful innovations," said Exergen...

2009-11-17 12:49:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Temperature Monitoring Devices - An International Business Analysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164342/Temperature-Monitoring-Devices---An-International-Business-Analysis.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Thermometers for clinical application have come a long way since their introduction. Concerns regarding the use of...

2009-11-16 09:11:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "Temporal artery thermometry is an effective screening tool in identifying fever in children one to four years of age," according to a recent study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics. The study investigated the sensitivity and specificity of scanning the forehead area to detect temporal artery temperature, as a substitute for rectal temperatures in children 1-4 years old. "This independent research validates our findings about the...

2009-11-03 11:08:00

Review of emergency room data shows broken glass is a risk in addition to mercury BOSTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study by emergency physicians at Children's Hospital Boston provides a wake-up call to parents to get rid of their old glass thermometers. A 12-year review of patients seen in Children's emergency department (ED) shows that glass thermometers pose one more safety hazard in addition to mercury exposure: injuries from broken glass. Moreover, the incidence of glass...

2009-01-19 03:00:00

LONDON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award in the East European Temperature Monitoring Devices Market is presented to TECNIMED srl for pioneering THERMOFOCUS, the first non-contact clinical thermometer in the world, which is now available with a new, rapid, room temperature stabilization system. The Award is presented on an annual basis to the company that has demonstrated technological superiority within its industry and recognizes the ability...


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