One of the best things that you can do if you want to take care of your child is to monitor his or her temperature at all times. Using a temporal thermometer (forehead thermometer) can come in handy in this situation, as this type of device is portable and easy to use. But how can you pick the right temporal thermometer? Below I review the four top options available.
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This model can store up to 20 readings, and a nice feature that a lot of other thermometers do not have is the instant results feature.
Because of the ergonomic design, it is very comfortable in your hand. If the temperature range is too high the screen will turn red which is a nice visual touch that makes taking temperatures easier.
It is recommended by the manufacturer to only use the ear setting for children over 1 year of age. The forehead sensor can be used on all ages.
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Is your child sleeping, in a dark room? Use this feature and don’t worry about him/her waking up.
To operate, simply hold the “SCAN” button when you are two to four inches away from a forehead. Results will be displayed within a second. An easy to read and follow instruction packet is included.
A two year manufacturer replacement guarantee and a 30 day money back guarantee are included.
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This model is really easy to use. Press the large button and 1,000 readings are taken per second.
The “Smart Glow” of this thermometer gently lights up to show you the temperature. A nine volt battery is included.
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The higher the temperature results show up with a red background, orange for slightly elevated levels, and green for temperatures within a normal range.
You also have the ability to take the ambient room temperature and temperature of surfaces with this model.
2 AA batteries are included and this thermometer is FDA certified. I also am a fan of the included carrying pouch that keeps everything clean and dust free.
What does a temporal thermometer do?
Simply put, a forehead thermometer is a digital device designed to accurately measure the forehead temperature of any person. It’s particularly suitable for kids, but it can also be used for/by adults.
The way such a device works is by stroking it across the forehead and once it crosses over the temporal artery it will be able to offer you the information you need.
The sensor that can be found in its probe will first scan the region and then it will measure the ambient temperature of that particular sport. The result will be a synthesis of the two readings and it will offer you an accurate determination of the forehead temperature.
Benefits of using temporal thermometers
- The readings offered by temporal thermometers are very accurate and you will know the forehead temperature very fast
- The product is inexpensive so you never have to spend too much on such a thermometer, you can also find some budget solutions.
- The infrared technology used here is very helpful in identifying potential complications.
- The temporal thermometers work for any age, although the recommended usage would be for babies over 3 months.
- The interface is easy to use and it just comes with a few buttons. Also, the screen is very easy to read and most temporal thermometers actually come with a fever guide since they change the display color based on the reading results.
How can you pick the best temporal thermometer?
The first thing you have to do is to focus on setting a budget. Most of the time such a thermometer will cost you around $30 or less, but there are some models that will require you to pay $50. It all comes down to you to set the budget, but usually less than $50 is more than ok.