A schedule of training sessions emphasizing proper hand hygiene, routine use of protective covering for clinical thermometers
, environmental cleaning using an aldehyde-based disinfectant, and routine use of gloves and gowns for any patient contact (particularly changing diapers) was instituted.
Evaluation of clinical thermometers
for accuracy and reliability.
Terumo jumped 54 yen to 1,999 yen after a news report that the medical equipment maker has received orders for clinical thermometers
worth some $500,000 from Singapore, around five times the amount it sold there all of last year, thanks to SARS.
Tempa-DOT[R] single-use clinical thermometers
, the same ones used on the NASA space shuttles, are available from the PyMaH Corp.
Industry Overview II-1 Market Trends II-1 Digital Thermometers Continue Steady Growth II-1 Manufacturers Develop New Thermometry Technologies for Niche Markets II-1 Innovation Changes the Face of Thermometers II-1 Single-Use Chemical Dot Thermometers II-2 Thermometers in Various Hues Attract Customers'Attention II-2 New Alternatives for Mercury Thermometers II-2 Issues II-2 Concerns Over Mercury at its Peak II-2 Mercury in Clinical Thermometers
- At a Glance II-3 EU Ban on Mercury-Based Thermometers II-3 Fever Phobia Creates Artificial Demand II-4 Mercury Handling & Disposal II-4 Measures for Prevention, Safe Handling, and Disposal of Mercury Products II-5 Recycling Products - Ideal Method for Minimizing Mercury Contamination II-5 Rectal Thermometers and Related Issues II-6