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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
 
4.0

(based on 783 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (431)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (182)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (37)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (105)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (515)
  • Works quickly (269)
  • Accurate (167)
  • Reliable (153)
  • Hygienic (143)

Cons

  • Inaccurate (52)
  • Unreliable (52)
  • Doesn't work (19)
  • Hard to take (15)
  • Not effective (12)

Best Uses

  • Infants (209)
  • Emergencies (197)
  • Daily use (162)
  • Travel (143)
  • Children (129)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Average health (300), Medical professional (89), First time parent (79), Athletic (72), Caregiver (51)
    • 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!

VS

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

So easy

By landen15

from ohio

About Me Average Health

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Works Quickly

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Emergencies

    Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

    I love how easy this is to use and it will replace even out adult thermometer! Highly recommend!

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    3.0

    Great concept, complicated follow through.

    By JessaRae

    from Caldwell, ID

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Works Quickly

    Cons

    • Hard To Use With Toddlers

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Emergencies
    • Traveling

    Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

    I love the idea of the quick and easy forehead swipe to take my kids' temperatures. However upon trying to use it I've found trying to get a 2 year old to hold still long enough to get it across his forehead, when he's already miserable, is nearly impossible. It would be amazing if I only had to hold it to his his head in one spot for a moment. But it's worth figuring out a way to use it effectively because it's no longer invasive to him. Also the memory function is wonderful! If I forget how high his temperature was I can pull it right back up!

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    5.0

    Wonderful option!

    By Linds the mommy.

    from Kentucky

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Works Quickly

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

        My son had a high fever but I couldn't find my set of thermometers (a set with arm, bottom, and mouth readers). We always have issues getting a proper reading with those and I was happy I couldn't find it. I went and found this thermometer. It did the job and did it well. I was able to easily take my son's temperature even while he slept. It does beep to let you know it's working but it's not loud and lights up so you can see the temperature in the dark. I highly recommend this product. It's made life much easier.

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        5.0

        Good Price

        By Windee

        from Laughlin, Nv

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        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

        Perfect for Babies. I love these thermometers

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Tool

        By Kat the multitasking mom

        from Royal Oak, MI

        About Me Medical Professional

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Works Quickly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Emergencies

          Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

          This thermometer is excellent, very easy to use and accurate! Can be used while child is sleeping or awake w/out disrupting them.

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          4.0

          Glad we bought it

          By Ana first timer

          from clearwater, fl

          About Me Athletic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Works Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

              My husband has been asking for this product since we saw it used in the hospital. Im really glad we did. The thermometer seems easy enough to use. Tried it on each other with consistent readings. Cant wait to use on little one

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              4.0

              Maybe not for newborn

              By Sara the new mom.

              from Las Vegas

              About Me Athletic

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • No Side Effects
              • Works Quickly

              Cons

              • Less Accurate On Newborns

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Emergencies

              Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

              I love how easy and quick it is to use. You can use it quickly without waking your kids. It is very quick on registering the temperature and easy to read the numbers in the dark. Very simple to use.
              It's what I used when I worked as a nurse at the hospital.
              The only thing I have learned is it's probably not the most accurate for newborns. My pediatrician said axillary (under the arm) is better for newborns. Recal is most accurate but more invasive.
              Conclusion: I love this thermometer and highly recommend it to people except for the newborn stage. I am glad I bought it though and I know I will be using it tons but I just bought a inexpensive oral/axillary one for my newborn until she's a few months older.

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              1.0

              New Mommy

              By New Mommy

              from Garden Grove

              About Me Average Health

              See all my reviews

              Pros

                Cons

                • Doesn't Work

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                  As a new mom I bought this thermometer thinking it would be easy to use, actually it's not. It takes forever to scan and read read. This product doesnt work well at all. The one you put in the baby's ear is the best one you can get. don't waste your money.

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                  3.0

                  It works

                  By Cc

                  from San diego

                  About Me Average Health

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Emergencies
                    • Quick Fix
                    • Traveling

                    Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                    It is a very helpful product when need to use it write away!!

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                    4.0

                    you get what you pay for

                    By Melis138

                    from Alhambra

                    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:

                      Over all easy to you and very handy when it comes to checking your little ones temperature it only take a few seconds to read so by the time your little one realizes what's going on your down and don't have to worry about your baby panicking. The only thing you have to be careful for is to make sure you're actually reading a calibration and it's not the last reading you took because of the memory functions. Other than that I would recommend!

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                      4.0 stars

                      $59.99 $37.99