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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 985 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (549)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (242)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (111)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (659)
  • Works quickly (402)
  • Accurate (168)
  • Reliable (153)
  • Hygienic (143)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Emergencies (293)
  • Daily use (230)
  • Infants (209)
  • Travel (202)
  • Children (129)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Average health (406), Medical professional (106), Athletic (96), First time parent (79), Caregiver (70)
    • 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

Excellent product. Couldn't do without it.

By Becky

from Millersburg, Pa

About Me Average Health

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Emergencies

    Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

    A wonderful product. So easy to use and finally a product that doesn't make the baby fussy after using it. Good job !!

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    5.0

    Great product

    By JMOMMA

    from Cedar City, UT

    About Me Average Health

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • No Side Effects
    • Works Quickly

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Emergencies
      • Traveling

      Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

      Much easier to use than other thermometers

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      5.0

      Excellent thermometer

      By Nicole S.

      from Ohio

      About Me Medical Professional

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Works Quickly

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Emergencies
        • Traveling

        Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

        I nannied for two surgeons and this is what they used for their kids. I compared it with a temperature reading via my little ones bum and this was almost identical-! I had one from safety 1st and it was horribly inaccurate so I returned it - I use this for myself also :)

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        1.0

        Impossible. Maybe mine is broken.

        By megs283

        from Massachusetts

        Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

        I find this impossible to use - I was able to take my temperature once, after trying five times. Same thing with my daughter. And then we had the exact same temperature...? I press the button, and it always turns off instead of taking a temperature. I do not recommend this thermometer.

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        5.0

        Good product

        By Annie

        from Ann Arbor, MI

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

        Works well.

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        4.0

        So fast.

        By Elisha

        from Corona, Ca

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

        I get a much better reading than i did with the ear thermometer

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        4.0

        Seems like a great product

        By Baby 1

        from Washington

        About Me Athletic

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Emergencies

          Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

          Haven't had the opportunity to use this product, but was on sale and seems like others have been happy with its ease of use.

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          5.0

          Easy to Use and the temperature reading is correct.

          By Roxie

          from Houston Tx

          About Me Average Health

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • No Side Effects

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Emergencies

            Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

            I would recommend this Thermometer to parents. It's a great buy.

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            4.0

            I would buy it again

            By Dunn

            from Austin, TX

            About Me Average Health

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Works Quickly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Emergencies
              • Traveling

              Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

              I use this product on myself, my husband, and the little one. It gives what I feel is an accurate reading, and is time efficient. I would recommend this product.

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              5.0

              Easy, fast and accurate!

              By Mrs MPMorgan

              from Philadelphia, PA

              About Me Average Health

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Quickly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Emergencies
                • Traveling

                Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

                Very simple to use, fast accurate results show on a lighted screen. The best part about this is that you can sneak in a check your little ones temperature when they are alseep and it will not wake them. Leave you with some peace of mind before you go to bed, a must have when a fever hits!

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