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Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer

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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
 
4.2

(based on 1214 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (705)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (296)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (58)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (36)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (119)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (807)
  • Works quickly (542)
  • Accurate (174)
  • Reliable (158)
  • Hygienic (146)

Cons

  • Inaccurate (55)
  • Unreliable (54)
  • Doesn't work (28)
  • Hard to take (27)
  • Not effective (12)

Best Uses

  • Emergencies (402)
  • Daily use (303)
  • Travel (265)
  • Infants (214)
  • Children (133)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Average health (516), Medical professional (123), Athletic (120), Caregiver (95), First time parent (79)
    • 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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4.0

I would buy this product again

By Becca

from Dayton, Ohio

About Me Average Health

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate
  • Easy to Use
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adults
    • Children
    • Infants

    Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

    Easy to use and quick results.

     
    5.0

    I would recommend & buy this product again

    By Valued

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

    Very accurate with the temperature reading. Easy to use when a baby is sleeping

     
    3.0

    I would buy this product again.

    By Valued

    from undisclosed

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    Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

    Gift. Baby Shower. Not really sure!

     
    4.0

    Great product

    By null

    from undisclosed

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    Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

    Used it many times already. Works great when the baby cooperates.

     
    4.0

    would buy again

    By Valued

    from undisclosed

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    Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

    Bought as a gift.

     
    5.0

    Thermometer

    By Thermometer

    from Baltimore, MD

    About Me Average Health, Caregiver

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Easy to Use
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adults
      • Infants

      Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

      I purchased this as a baby shower gift for my daughter. I ordered online and it was delivered on the date promised.

       
      5.0

      Great product!

      By Valued

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

      Easy to use and accurate.

       
      5.0

      Very handy easy to ise

      By null

      from undisclosed

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      Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

      Easy to use very helpful

       
      5.0

      Works great

      By Stephanie

      from undisclosed

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      Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

      I work at a hospital and these are used there! Easy to use!

       
      5.0

      would buy again

      By MILTON

      from undisclosed

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      Comments about Exergen Corporation Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer:

      A must have with a baby

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