Modern age digital thermometers produce quick and effective results when compared to the old mercury thermometers that posed a risk of exposure to mercury which is a toxic material. Digital thermometers are easily available at pharmacies and grocery stores and can be purchased over the counter. These devices come with a digital display that is clear and easy to read and interpret. They come with operating instructions that must be followed to produce accurate results. These thermometers are supplied with a sensor which touches a body part to determine the temperature. These thermometers can be used as:
Make sure not to use the same thermometer for oral and rectal readings. Mark your device with a label that says oral or rectal. Wash the contact end of the device with cold water and mild soap. Wipe it dry and store for later use.
These are a good tool to measure the temperature for hard to reach areas like inside of the ear. These devices are mostly used for non-contact areas and can measure any range of temperatures from extremely high to extremely low. Try the Proactive Non Contact Infrared Thermometer for accurate results.
These devices help in taking the most accurate readings and come with a digital recall memory. These thermometers produce a beep sound at very high temperatures. They are designed specifically for fertility charting. Try the Mabis DMI Basal Display Digital Thermometer with ovulation chart for natural family planning.
We carry a wide range of digital thermometers including dual scale thermometers, flexible tip thermometers, multi-function thermometers, pediatric thermometers and much more from popular vendors like Mabis DMI Healthcare, Cardinal Health, Proactive Medical, Kaz USA Inc etc. at attractive prices on HPFY.
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Digital thermometers can record body temperatures from the mouth, armpit or rectum often in less then a minute.
A digital thermometer is appropriate for newborns, infants, children and adults.
Types of digital Thermometers include:
An accuracy of +/-0.1°C can be considered state of the art for High Grade thermometers. By correctly applying a thermometer, the accuracy can be significantly increased. Inaccuracy in human body temperature measurements, which depends on the measurement location and time, are due to physiological changes and are not due to thermometer malfunction.