TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.63, no.3, pp.434-442, 2021 (SCI-Expanded)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
body temperature, thermometers, pediatrics, TEMPORAL ARTERY THERMOMETRY, TEMPERATURE-MEASUREMENT, EMERGENCY-DEPARTMENT, RECTAL THERMOMETRY, BODY-TEMPERATURE, CHILDREN, MERCURY
Gazi University Affiliated:
Background. Fever is one of the leading causes of hospital admissions in children. Although there are many ways to measure body temperature, the optimal method and the anatomic site are still controversial. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the performance of new methods of measuring body temperature and to compare the accuracy, sensitivity and specificity of these methods.