|Thermometers are used to measure temperature. There are many types of thermemetrs used for various purposes. We will see how the clinical thermometers are classified. Clinical thermometers are basically used to record the temperature of human body.
Clinical thermometers are classified as:
If you take the temperature in your mouth or ear, the normal temperature is between 36° and 36.8° C (97.7° to 99.1°F).
Fever Strip: It is placed on the forehead. It is fast to use and is good as a general guide, but not as accurate as other methods.
Instant Thermometer: It is used in the ear. It is quicker (almost instantaneous), easier to use and read, and very accurate, but it is a lot more expensive.
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