Axillary and rectal temperature measurements poorly agree in newborn infants.

@article{Muller2008AxillaryAR,
  title={Axillary and rectal temperature measurements poorly agree in newborn infants.},
  author={Petra C. E. Hissink Muller and Lisanne van Berkel and Arnout Jan de Beaufort},
  journal={Neonatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={94 1},
  pages={
          31-4
        }
}
AIM Evaluation of the agreement between axillary temperature measurements and rectal temperature measurements in neonates. METHODS Rectal and axillary body temperatures were simultaneously measured for 3 min in 33 neonates (gestational age 25-42 weeks, weight 840-4,005 g). Two investigators performed paired measurements, one in each neonate. A single type of thermometer was used in this study: one thermometer for each rectal and another thermometer for each axillary measurement. The Bland… CONTINUE READING
BETA

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 11 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 32 REFERENCES

Temperature control in newborn infants; in Polin RA, Fox WW, Abman SH (eds): Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, ed 3

  • R Sahni, K Schulze
  • 2004

dard for temperature measurement in the pediatric intensive care unit

  • RW van den Berg, HL Claahsen, M Niessen, HL Muytjens, K Liem, A Voss
  • AACN Clin Issues
  • 2004

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…