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Hypothermia in trauma victims is a serious complication and is associated with an increased risk of dying.
Using a modern version of open-wide-and-keep-this-under-your-tongue, scientists today reported taking the temperature of individual cells in the human body, and finding for the first time that temperatures inside do not adhere to the familiar 98.6 degree Fahrenheit norm.
WATERTOWN, Mass., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New research adds to the growing body of evidence in the medical literature showing temporal artery thermometry provides reliable and accurate temperature readings.
WATERTOWN, Mass., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Measuring the body temperatures of newborns with temporal artery thermometry (forehead scanning) provides readings comparable to results obtained by axillary (under arm) thermometry, the clinically recommended method for this patient population, but causes less discomfort, according to a new study reported in Advances in Neonatal Care.
According to new research, people with extra body fat may not have a lower body temperature than thinner people, a finding that is in contrast with one popular theory on obesity.
WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Measuring the body temperatures of newborns with temporal artery thermometry is as accurate as using rectal thermometers, according to a cross-sectional study recently published in Paediatrica Indonesiana.
WATERTOWN, Mass., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Temperatures taken orally or by temporal artery thermometry "are an accurate means of temperature assessment for adult patients undergoing colorectal or gynecology surgery,"(1) according to analysis published by the Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing.
WATERTOWN, Mass., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent study published by the Journal of Pediatric Nursing, "The utilization of TA thermometry offers a reliable method to measure temperature while also offering significant comfort benefits to children, decreasing risks associated with the rectal thermometry method, improving the quality and efficiency of nursing care, and improving patient and family satisfaction."(i) In the analysis comparing temporal artery and rectal thermometry...
Sub-zero U.S. temperatures can put people at risk for hypothermia, or abnormally low body temperature, federal health officials said.