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If youve ever had to deal with a screaming, feverish baby in the middle of the night you know how vital it is to have a thermometer on hand. And not just any old thermometer! VeraTemp is a non contact thermometer. So no need to fuss with ear or oral devices, simply point the device at the centre of babys forehead and you will have an instant and more importantly accurate reading. It also measures babys bottle, food, bath water and room temperature.
Its a pretty multi-purpose device isnt it?
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F A Q
1... How far away should I hold the VeraTemp from the patients forehead?
Point the VeraTemp 5-8 cm (2-3 inches or 3 fingers width) away from the patients forehead.
2... How long do I press the SCAN button when taking a temperature?
There is no need to continue to hold the SCAN button down for more than a second. The temperature will instantly be displayed on the screen.
3... How long will the temperature remain displayed on the screen?
The temperature will remain on the screen for 5 seconds and then disappear. Once it disappears it will be stored. Your 32 most recent temperatures will be stored in the VeraTemp. To view these temperatures press the MEM button.
4... What's the best way to get the most accurate reading?
Begin with a clean, dry forehead by ensuring that any hair is pushed back and all perspiration is wiped away. Also, avoid drafts, allow 5 seconds in between taking temperatures, and you should wait at least 15 minutes after any physical or strenuous activity to confirm an accurate reading.
5... Can you take ones body temperature while outside?
To receive the most accurate reading you should take ones body temperature while inside
6... Why did the screen illuminate Green after I took a temperature?
The screen will be Green when the measured temperature is between 36.3°C to 37.3°C (97.3°F to 99.1°F).
7... Why did the screen illuminate Orange after I took a temperature?
The screen will be Orange when the measured temperature is between 37.4°C to 37.9°C (99.3°F to 100.2°F).
8... Why did the screen illuminate Red after I took a temperature?
The screen will be Red when the measured temperature is greater than 38°C (100.4°F).
9... How do I switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit?
Press the "°C/°F" button once, which is located in-between the MODE and MEM buttons, to switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit.
10. How many temperature readings are stored in the VeraTemp?
The VeraTemp stores the last 32 readings.
11. In what order are the previous temperature readings stored?
The order that the temperature readings are stored is from the most recent to the oldest.
12. What size batteries does the VeraTemp take?
The VeraTemp takes two AAA batteries.
13. How do you change between BODY, ROOM and SURFACE TEMP mode?
To change between the different modes press the MODE button until the desired mode is displayed on the screen. The mode will be displayed in the top left corner. The default mode is Body.
14. How do I take a room temperature?
Set the VeraTemp to Room mode by pressing the MODE button until Room appears on the screen. Point the thermometer into the middle of the room and press SCAN. The temperature is displayed instantly. To receive the most accurate reading, be sure to avoid standing next to a stove, fireplace, air-conditioner or heater.
15. How do I take a surface temperature?
Set the VeraTemp to Surface Temp mode by pressing the MODE button until Surface temp appears on the screen. Direct the VeraTemp at the surface, holding it 5-8cm (2-3 inches) away from the surface and press the SCAN button. The temperature will be displayed instantly.
16. What is VeraTemps Body Mode temperature range?
The VeraTemp will give a precise body temperature reading if the temperature is between 32.9°C to 42.9°C (90°F to 109°F).
17. Why might I receive an incorrect reading? Why might I receive an incorrect reading?
Incorrect distance from the patients forehead - ensure the VeraTemp+ is the proper
distance away from the patients forehead. It should be 5-8cm (2-3 inches) away.
Measuring a patients temperature after the patient has just come in from the cold or had a cold compress on their head.
The patients hair push back any hair that falls in front of the patients forehead.
Perspiration you must wipe away any sweat on the patients forehead.
Weather/external conditions if you are taking a temperature in breezy conditions.
Thermometer Mode ensure the thermometer is set on "Body" mode.
18. Why does the screen say Lo and illuminate Green in BODY mode?
The screen will illuminate Green and display Lo if the temperature taken is lower than 32.9°C (90°F).
19. Why does the screen say HI and illuminate Red in BODY mode?
The screen will illuminate Red and display HI if the temperature taken is higher than 42.9°C (109°F).
20. What is the difference between the VeraTemp and VeraTemp+?
The difference between the VeraTemp and VeraTemp+ is the VeraTemp+ is designed and approved for high traffic use in Clinics, Doctors Offices, Long Term Care Facilities, Schools, Institutions, Sports and Emergency Services. The VeraTemp is designed for individuals to use at home.
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