Taking A Temperature
Inspect the patient’s ear anatomy for
proper probe placement. (No blood or
fluid should be present.)
Remove the thermometer from the base.
Inspect the probe lens. It should be shinny
and free of cracks or debris without a probe
cover attached. (Clean probe with a dry
lint-free swab or lens wipe if needed.)
Attach probe cover by aligning the silver
tip with a probe cover and push straight
down until you hear a snap.
Inspect the membrane on the end of the
probe cover. If a hole or tear is visible, discard and attach new probe cover.
Ensure the probe cover is flush with the
blue end cap. The silver probe should not
Insert the tapered probe tip as far as it will
comfortably fit into the patient’s ear aligning the probe with the patient’s ear canal.
Immediately press the large triangular scan
button located in the center of the handle.
A triple beep will sound when completed.
Dispose of the probe cover into a waste
receptacle by pressing the eject button.
Return the thermometer to the base unit for
LCD display will go into “sleep” mode after
10 seconds of inactivity.
To recall the last temperature, press and
release the scan button before loading
another probe cover. Loading a new probe
cover will erase the last temperature taken
To change the temperature display press and hold
the C o/F o b u t t o n f o r 2 s e c o n d s wh e n t h e
L C D s c r e e n i s a c t iv e .
To use the 60 second pulse timer, press and hold the
(clock icon) for two seconds to activate.
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Press and release the (clock icon) once to begin
(beeps will be heard at 15 second intervals) and
automatically shut’s off at 60. If finished with function prior to complete 60 seconds, press and release
(clock icon) a second time to deactivate function.
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