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Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer

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Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer - Exergen Corporation  - Babies"R"Us
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The Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer is a non-invasive system that can easily be used for newborns, infants, children or adults. Temperature is taken by gently placing the thermometer on the forehead while it measures the balance between the tissues warming from arterial blood and tissues cooling from the environment. This unique design allows you to take the temperature of the skin surface over the temporal artery and uses advanced infrared technology to do so.
Features
Temporal artery temperature scanner
Temperature is taken by placing the thermometer over the temporal artery so temperatures can be read through non-invasive procedures. This is the gentlest way to take a baby’s temperature.
Infrared technology
Temperatures are read through infrared technology to provide accurate temperature readings. The thermometer first scans and captures naturally emitted infrared heat, then measures the ambient temperature of the site where the temperature is being taken. Arterial heat balance software then synthesizes these readings to determine body temperature.
Clinically tested
This thermometer has been clinically tested for accuracy in comparison to rectal thermometers. It is accepted for use in major hospitals so you can feel safe using it on anyone at home.
Patented software
The patented software provides arterial heat balance. The process accurately measures the balance between the tissues warming from arterial blood and tissues cooling from the environment.
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Product Description

The Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer is a totally non-invasive system with advanced infrared technology providing maximum ease of use with quick, consistently accurate measurements. Advanced, patented technology measures temperatures with a gentle stroke across the forehead.

The Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer has been clinically tested for accuracy compared to rectal thermometers and temperature sensors inserted in the heart during course of patient treatment and accepted for use in major hospitals, making it the ideal thermometer for use with newborns, infants, children or adults.

The Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer has patented software, providing arterial heat balance. This unique process determines temperature by accurately measuring the balance between the tissues warming from arterial blood and tissues cooling (warming) caused by heat loss (gain) to the environment.

Features

  • Protected by 11 US patents, made in USA
  • Most gentle method of taking baby's temperature
  • More accurate than ear, and at least as accurate as rectal
  • Use on sleeping child, or with ear infection
  • No probe covers required

Additional Info

491212

FDEE903F

834098002062

TA2000C

0.5 pounds

9.5 x 6.1 x 2.0

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Average Customer Rating:

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Exergen CorporationExergen Temporal Artery Thermometer
 
4.1

(based on 1038 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (586)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (256)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (50)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (112)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (702)
  • Works quickly (437)
  • Accurate (169)
  • Reliable (153)
  • Hygienic (143)

Cons

  • Inaccurate (52)
  • Unreliable (52)
  • Doesn't work (24)
  • Hard to take (22)
  • Not effective (12)

Best Uses

  • Emergencies (323)
  • Daily use (246)
  • Travel (214)
  • Infants (209)
  • Children (129)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Average health (437), Medical professional (109), Athletic (103), First time parent (79), Caregiver (75)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (10), 30 minutes (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Make sure you read the INSTRUCTIONS!!!!

I purchased this thermometer after seeing my pediatrician use it. I was impressed with how quick and easy it was to take my son's temp. The key to getting an accurate temp it to...Read complete review

I purchased this thermometer after seeing my pediatrician use it. I was impressed with how quick and easy it was to take my son's temp. The key to getting an accurate temp it to READ THE INSTRUCTIONS and FOLLOW THEM!
It specifically tells you how to 1)slide the thermometer across the forehead; 2) what to do if there is perspiration present; 3) that a temp taken from the temporal artery may be 1 degree HIGHER than an oral or underarm temp and 4) to get a feel for your or your child's normal average temp by taking it several times during a day, when they are NOT sick. Everybody has a different normal temp. That's why some people are warm and some are cold at the same time.
Please people, for the sake of others who may or may not buy a product based on a review, read the instructions and follow them. That's why they are included with the products that you buy!

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Works, but not always...tricky to use

I have used this product many times since my daughter's birth. I personally do not have a problem with it. I will take her temperature several times and will get the same reading each...Read complete review

I have used this product many times since my daughter's birth. I personally do not have a problem with it. I will take her temperature several times and will get the same reading each time, or if it is different, it's off by maybe .3 degrees. I have also used an underarm thermometer to check its accuracy, and this temporal thermometer seems pretty good. My husband, however, has a heck of a time with this. He can take our daughter's temperature 3 times and get 3 completely different readings (98.6, 99.7, 100.1 for example). He has become frustrated with it and now refuses to use it. My guess is if you don't do it exactly right, you will not get an accurate reading. And who really wants to take their child's temperature several times in an effort to get an accurate temperature?

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5.0

i would recommend this product

By Capt stu

from Saginaw mi

About Me Athletic

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Quickly

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Emergencies
    • Traveling

    Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

    This is the 3rd thermometer that we have bought and it seems to be the most accurate. Other digital ones that we own tend to give false readings. This product is great though

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    5.0

    Best for little ones!!

    By XlittleL

    from Ohio

    About Me Medical Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Works Quickly

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

      This thermometer is great and extremely helpful wh e you want to check your little one's temp during the night. I'm so thankful for a thermometer that doesn't disrupt sleep for my baby and yet gives me piece of mind.

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      4.0

      I would buy this product again

      By Satisfied mama of 3

      from Buffalo, NY

      About Me Average Health

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Works Quickly

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

          We bought this product after seeing it used at our local hospital after my one of my daughter's had surgery. I'm impressed with how easy and quickly it works.

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          5.0

          Excellent product

          By Kay Montgomery

          from NYC

          About Me Average Health

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Emergencies
            • Traveling

            Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

            Easy to use. Accurate readings. Good for the whole family.

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            5.0

            Quick and reliable

            By TempAddict

            from West Chester, PA

            About Me Athletic

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Quickly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Emergencies
              • Traveling

              Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

              We love this thermometer. Always reliable, quick and easy to use. Our toddler doesn't mind having her temp taken. We knew it was the right choice when our ped and local children's hospital use the exact same one!

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              4.0

              Exerted thermometer

              By Sis

              from Forney tx

              About Me Average Health

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • No Side Effects
              • Promotes Healing
              • Works Quickly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Emergencies

                Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                Super easy to use and works great

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                5.0

                Easy to use

                By Mama

                from Tacoma, WA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Works Quickly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Emergencies

                  Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                  I've only used this product once, but it was easy to figure out how to use. My baby didn't even fuss when I put it on his forehead, so I would recommend it to others.

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                  5.0

                  Not bad

                  By Momma bear

                  from Texas

                  About Me Average Health

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Works Quickly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                      It's a little difficult to use when baby is screaming and thrashing but it seems to be pretty accurate. The pediatrician uses the same or a similar one.

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                      4.0

                      Easy to use, no fuss

                      By Arrin

                      from LeRoy IL

                      About Me Average Health

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Promotes Healing
                      • Works Quickly

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use
                        • Emergencies

                        Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                        Works well once I figured out the plastic cap was suppose to be removed.

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                        3.0

                        It's not as easy to use as I thought it would be.

                        By TC

                        from Springfield, VA

                        About Me Average Health

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Works Quickly

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                            the thermometer is not as easy to use as I thought it would be. You have to use enough pressure to get a good read, and this movement wakes up my son.

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