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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 1057 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (595)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (265)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (50)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (35)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (112)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (714)
  • Works quickly (451)
  • Accurate (169)
  • Reliable (153)
  • Hygienic (143)

Cons

  • Inaccurate (52)
  • Unreliable (52)
  • Doesn't work (24)
  • Hard to take (23)
  • Not effective (12)

Best Uses

  • Emergencies (332)
  • Daily use (253)
  • Travel (221)
  • Infants (209)
  • Children (129)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Average health (444), Medical professional (110), Athletic (107), First time parent (79), Caregiver (77)
    • 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

Easy to use accurate thermometer

By Melissa turner

from Bound brook nj

About Me Average Health

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Quickly

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

      This is an easy to use product. Just hold the button when you run this scanner across the forehead & instantly get an accurate temp.

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      4.0

      Easy to use, quick read. Comes in very handy!

      By GMom

      from Virginia

      About Me Athletic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

          Can get a quick temperature read with one hand. Have used it several times with the new baby!

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          5.0

          Very accurate.

          By Mom

          from Columbus, oh

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          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

          This product is wonderful. We tested 2 traditional thermostats alongside this one and this was spot on. Much quicker for a little one. The hardest part was realizing we didn't remove the can before using it.

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          4.0

          Easy to use

          By Kcorr

          from Ma

          About Me Athletic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Works Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Emergencies
            • Traveling

            Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

            So far this thermometer works great, easy to use.

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            5.0

            My Daughter Loves it!

            By MissT R

            from Albany, La

            About Me Average Health

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Quickly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Emergencies
              • Quick Fix
              • Traveling

              Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

              My daughter hated getting her temperature taken, no matter what type of thermometer we used. We took a chance and bought this one, and she loves it! It is so fast and easy to use. I think it is an excellent buy.

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              4.0

              I love mine

              By F.B.

              from Las Vegas, NV

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

              I love this thermometer. I don't have to worry about sticking it too far into my sons ear or not lubing it enough for his bottom. The only problem we face sometimes is him moving too much. I find it easiest in that time to lay him on his back and steady the top of his head with one hand while using the thermometer with the other. I have found it to be very very accurate

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              4.0

              great product

              By aca87

              from Austin, TX

              About Me Average Health

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Quickly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Emergencies
                • Quick Fix
                • Traveling

                Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                bought for our newborn baby boy, works great

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                2.0

                Thermo

                By Carrie

                from Pasadena, MD

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Works Quickly

                Cons

                • Hard To Take

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                  Not the best and for the price I was not impressed. Different reading every time and hard to use with a squirming infant.

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                  4.0

                  Easy to use

                  By Jogie

                  from Canfield, Ohio

                  About Me Athletic

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Works Quickly

                  Cons

                  • Constant Beeping Noise

                  Best Uses

                  • When Someone Is Sick

                  Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                  This thermometer is very easy to use. I decided to buy it after borrowing my sister n law's when my son was sick, because my cheap one broke. Having a reliable device was worth the extra money. Her device was the old model, and did not have the light up screen. I was excited to see that improvement had been made on the one I purchased. The reason I only gave 4 stars, is because I don't like the constant beeping noise when taking the temp. If you have a sick baby that is trying to rest, the last thing you need is an annoying sound waking them up. One beep would be enough, but I would definitely purchase this product again in the future.

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                  5.0

                  I would buy this product again!

                  By Nicki

                  from Cedar rapids

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Works Quickly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                      Was very easy to figure out.

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