User menu

Reliability of infrared ear thermometry in the prediction of rectal temperature in older inpatients

Bibliographic reference Smitz, Simon ; Van de Winckel, Ann ; Smitz, Marc-Francois. Reliability of infrared ear thermometry in the prediction of rectal temperature in older inpatients. In: Journal of Clinical Nursing, Vol. 18, no. 3, p. 451-456 (2009)
Permanent URL
  1. Bland, Lancet, 1, 307 (1986)
  2. Cabanac M, Caputa M, Natural selective cooling of the human brain: evidence of its occurrence and magnitude., 10.1113/jphysiol.1979.sp012617
  3. Castle Steven C., Toledo Santiago D., Daskal S. Lorraine, Norman Dean C., The Equivalency of Infrared Tympanic Membrane Thermometry with Standard Thermometry in Nursing Home Residents, 10.1111/j.1532-5415.1992.tb03644.x
  4. Castle, Aging - Immunology and Infectious Disease, 4, 67 (1993)
  5. CHAMBERLAIN J, TERNDRUP T, ALEXANDER D, SILVERSTONE F, WOLFKLEIN G, ODONNELL R, GRANDNER J, Determination of Normal Ear Temperature with an Infrared Emission Detection Thermometer, 10.1016/s0196-0644(95)70349-7
  6. Christensen, Ugeskrift for Laeger, 160, 5175 (1998)
  7. DAROWSKI A., NAJIM Z., WEINBERG J., GUZ A., The Febrile Response to Mild Infections in Elderly Hospital Inpatients, 10.1093/ageing/20.3.193
  8. DAROWSKI A., WEINBERG J. R., GUZ A., Normal Rectal, Auditory Canal, Sublingual and Axillary Temperatures in Elderly Afebrile Patients in a Warm Environment, 10.1093/ageing/20.2.113
  9. DUCHARME MICHEL B., FRIM JOHN, BOURDON LIONEL, GIESBRECHT GORDON G., Evaluation of Infrared Tympanic Thermometers during Normothermia and Hypothermia in Humans, 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb51698.x
  10. KEATING HERBERT J., KLIMEK JOSEPH J., LEVINE DONALD S., KIERNAN FRANCIS J., Effect of Aging on the Clinical Significance of Fever in Ambulatory Adult Patients, 10.1111/j.1532-5415.1984.tb02022.x
  11. Lance, Neurology, 47, 617 (1996)
  12. Prentice Dawn, Moreland Julie, A Comparison of Infrared Ear Thermometry with Electronic Predictive Thermometry in a Geriatric Setting, 10.1053/gn.1999.v20.103926001
  13. Smitz Simon, Giagoultsis Theodora, Dewé Walthère, Albert Adelin, Comparison of Rectal and Infrared Ear Temperatures in Older Hospital Inpatients, 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2000.tb03030.x
  14. Stavem K., Saxholm H., Smith-Erichsen N., Accuracy of infrared ear thermometry in adult patients, 10.1007/s001340050297
  15. Terndrup Thomas E, An appraisal of temperature assessment by infrared emission detection tympanic thermometry, 10.1016/s0196-0644(05)80067-8
  16. Varney Shawn M, Manthey David E, Culpepper Victoria E, Creedon Joseph F, A comparison of oral, tympanic, and rectal temperature measurement in the elderly 1,2 1This research was performed at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. 2This article represents the views of the authors and is not to be interpreted as official or as representing the US Army, US Air Force, or the Department of Defense., 10.1016/s0736-4679(01)00457-7