Nurses Say Accuracy Proven Through More Clinical Studies is Most Important Factor When Choosing Thermometer

A new survey of nurse managers and staff nurses reveals that more than half of nurses deem accuracy proven through more clinical studies as the highest consideration when deciding what thermometer to use in their work setting. According to more than 50 peer-reviewed published clinical studies, the Exergen TemporalScanner is proven to be at least as accurate as other thermometry methods commonly used in hospitals.

“With proven accuracy and physicians' recommendation being nurses' main influencers, the TemporalScanner becomes their logical choice. Its accuracy is proven across a wide range of clinical settings and it is the number one recommended thermometer by pediatricians” said Dr. Francesco, CEO of Exergen Corporation. The survey revealed that temporal artery thermometry has extremely high awareness among nurses, with the vast majority (86 percent) indicating they are aware of temporal artery thermometers. Nearly half of all nurses (44.6 percent) use a TemporalScanner at work or home.

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