Chapter 2: Temperature

Try it Out

Next, there are three activities that involve film clips that you can watch and then try out yourself. You can watch the clips and practice as many times as you like.

Oral Temperature

Watch this short film clip 2.1 and see how oral temperature is taken correctly. After watching the clip, try the technique yourself.

Film clip 2.1: Oral temperature

Alternatively, if viewing textbook as a PDF, use this link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/HVpjXk0B6SA?rel=0

Tympanic Temperature

Watch this short film clip 2.2 and see how tympanic temperature is taken correctly. After watching the clip, try the technique yourself.

Film clip 2.2: Tympanic temperature

Alternatively, if viewing textbook as a PDF, use this link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/cVusEmUWTC8?rel=0

Axilla Temperature

Watch this short film clip 2.3 and see how axilla temperature is taken correctly. After watching the clip, try the technique yourself.

Film clip 2.3: Axilla temperature

Alternatively, if viewing textbook as a PDF, use this link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/m71ISuIJRlA?rel=0

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Vital Sign Measurement Across the Lifespan - 2nd Canadian Edition by Jennifer L. Lapum, Margaret Verkuyl, Wendy Garcia, Oona St-Amant, and Andy Tan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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