Measuring temperature

J. Mains, Kim Coxall, Hilary Lloyd

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Abstract

Temperature measurement is an essential clinical skill and is recognised as being an important indicator in assessing the course of an illness. This article identifies temperature ranges and describes the procedures for taking temperature orally and via the tympanic canal in adult and paediatric patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-47
JournalNursing Standard
Volume22
Issue number39
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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