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Importance of Identifying Fevers in Children

North America is continuing to see the effects of an intensive and dangerous flu season. The main culprit is the H3N2 virus, which is more deadly than the swine flu. According to the Centers for...

The Heat is On: Why the Temporal Artery Thermometer Should Be Your "Go-To"

With nurses on the front line of patient care, evaluating vital signs is the first step in making the right diagnosis. There are several types of thermometers to consider and the decision ultimately...

Accuracy of body temperature is paramount in diagnosing a patient's illness

Few vital signs are as important as body temperature when it comes to determining the cause of a patient's condition or illness. Some diseases cause the body to become warmer than normal and some...