The FDA announced that improper use of thermal imaging systems leads to inaccurate temperature readings. This includes their use in public screenings for fever, the leading symptom of COVID-19.
New Program Urges Consumers and Medical Professionals to Trade Up their Non-Contact Thermometers Toward an Accurate Temporal Artery Thermometer
With non-contact thermometers still used widely for public screenings and in homes, the extensive evidence of their inaccuracies in detecting fever puts many people at risk of unknowingly transmitting COVID or delaying treatments.
New Studies Show that People who are COVID-Positive with Symptoms are 26 Times More Likely to Spread the Virus Than Those Who Are Asymptomatic
The data indicated that 18% of COVID patients who had symptoms spread the virus in the household, while only 0.7% of those without symptoms transmitted it.
Exergen Launches Nurse Support Program to Ensure Access to an Accurate Thermometer at Home to Protect Themselves and Their Families Studies prove that patient-facing nurses and their households have a three- and two-fold increased risk of COVID-19 hospitalization, respectively. New vaccines promise to reduce the risks, but they are not perfect and have side effects …
“In the battle against COVID-19 it is crucial that doctors and nurses are able to very accurately determine the core body temperature of a patient”, says Joaquin Azpilicueta, Director of Sales Europe, Africa and Latin America at Exergen Corporation.
New Campaigns Incentivize People to Trade-In Their Non-Contact Thermometers; Motivate Employers to Protect Nurses, and Educate Consumers About Twice Daily Temperature Taking at Home
Galmedica will sell and support a full line of non-invasive high-tech thermometers for use in hospitals and healthcare institutions
First Study Comparing Accuracy of No-Touch Devices to Temporal Artery Thermometers has Serious Implications; Thermometer “Guns” Can Create False Sense of Security in Mass COVID-19 Screenings and at Home
New Data Shows Nurses & Their Families Are At Significantly Higher Risk for Covid-19 Infection & Hospitalization vs. General Public
A series of new studies underscores the alarming toll that COVID-19 takes on frontline nurses and, ultimately, their families. The studies show that patient-facing nurses and their households have a three- and two-fold increased risk of COVID-19 hospitalization, respectively. Based on this mounting body of scientific evidence, and compounded by a severe thermometer shortage, Exergen …