Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Does your thermometer meter correctly?

Vital Signs have been a part of the medical examination since such examinations morphed into the age of modern medicine.  While men seem always to claim an extra inch on their heights, and women deny the accuracy of their weights, those minor aberrations likely do not impact their overall health management.  More than a few, however, when confronted with a temperature reading, claim that their temperature is always a degree or two low, saying such as, “I always run a 95° temperature.”  The truth is that their temperature is not being measured correctly, and this article speaks to this as more than a casual problem.

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