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Insights & Publications

Why Use Disposable Thermometers?

This question can only be answered if you know what HAI are… Generally, conversations surrounding hospital visits are intertwined with concerns about ‘superbugs’ and diseases

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Dr Temp: Who Are We?

Here are some clues: (take the blue letters in the sentences and use them to fill the blocks). We have been invested in healthcare since

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Publications

EVALUATION OF THE POTENTIAL FOR ELECTRONIC THERMOMETERS TO CONTRIBUTE TO SPREAD OF HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED PATHOGENS

In a point-prevalence culture survey, 24 of 300 (8%) handles of electronic thermometers in 3 hospitals were contaminated with 1 or more potential pathogens.

STUDY LINKS HOSPITAL CANDIDA AURIS OUTBREAK TO REUSABLE THERMOMETERS

A large Candida auris outbreak at a hospital in England appears to be linked to reusable patient-monitoring equipment, a team of researchers reports today in the New England Journal of Medicine.

THE ROLE OF SINGLE-USE, DISPOSABLE THERMOMETERS IN INFECTION CONTROL

Thermometers have been shown to be vectors for pathogens, which can spread throughout a health care facility. When thermometers
are shared between patients and handled by health care providers, the potential for transmission of pathogens from patient-to-patient and patient-to-provider increases.

EVALUATION OF A NEW, WEARABLE, PRECISION PHASE-CHANGE THERMOMETER IN NEONATES

Traxit and NexTemp provide a more environmentally friendly alternative to glass-mercury thermometers. The purpose of this research was to determine whether the Traxit clinical semi-disposable thermometer is a reasonable substitute.