How many minutes the thermometer in the mouth?

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How many minutes the thermometer in the mouth?

How many minutes the thermometer in the mouth?

If the mouth remains open it can determine inaccurate values; Breathe through your nose and use your lips to hold the thermometer firmly in place for 3 minutes or until the digital device beeps.

How many degrees do you take off at the axillary temperature?

To relate the rectal temperature to the axillary one, it is necessary to subtract 5-10 dashes (half a degree / one degree) and vice versa. In practice, therefore, a rectal value of 38 ° C corresponds to approximately 37-37,5 ° C of axillary temperature.

How many degrees to take away from the oral temperature?

When the child begins to grow, you can opt for oral measurement: the thermometer is placed well under the tongue or between the gums and cheek and waits for 2-3 minutes. In both cases, it is the internal temperature, from which half a degree must be subtracted to get the correct level.

How to measure a one year old's fever?

HOW IT IS MEASURED
  1. Lay the baby on a comfortable surface, on his back or tummy. ...
  2. Spread a small amount of lubricating gel on the thermometer bulb;
  3. Gently insert the tip of the thermometer into the anus for 1-2 minutes, keeping the hand cupped on the baby's buttocks.

What is the best method for measuring fever in children?

place the bulb of the thermometer under one side of the tongue; tell the child to hold the thermometer with their lips and hand, not with their teeth (risk of breakage); the child during the measurement must breathe through his nose and keep his mouth closed; keep the thermometer in place for 3 minutes and then remove it.

How to put ear thermometer?

How to use a Braun ThermoScan® thermometer
  1. For accurate measurements, be sure to insert a new and clean Hygiene cap before each measurement.
  2. Place the ear probe in the ear canal and direct it to the opposite temple.
  3. Keep the thermometer stable in the ear canal.
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