Is an electronic thermometer better than a glass thermometer for patients?

Answer On One Hand: Glass Thermometers Are Reliable and Less ExpensiveGlass thermometers give accurate readings. They are also usually less expensive than digital thermometers, since glass thermometers ju... Read More »

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Does a forehead thermometer read higher or lower than a rectal thermometer on a 2 month old baby?

At all ages rectal temperature is higher than skin temperature.

Who invented the electronic thermometer?

According to U.S. Patent Office patent number 3729998, the inventors of the first electronic thermometer were Robert Cherry Martin, William Otis Martin, Fritz Kurt Mueller and James Parker Chandler... Read More »

Are glass baby bottles better than BPA-free plastic?

On One Hand: Glass Baby BottlesGlass baby bottles are sturdy and do not contain chemicals that may get into infant formula. However, glass baby bottles are heavy and breakable. Silicone sleeves for... Read More »

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