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Avent Smart ear thermometer

Avent Smart ear thermometer

uGrow connected, Fast and accurate, Comfortable and easy to use SCH740/86

Frequently Asked Questions

Why measure body temperature in the ear?

Using the Philips Avent Smart Ear thermometer you measure body temperature in the ear. Find out the benefits of reading ear temperature.

Core body temperature

Ideally, you'd like to know core body temperature, which is the temperature of the vital organs, such as the brain, the heart etc. In-ear measurement has the benefit of providing information about brain temperature because the eardrum (i.e. the part of the ear that we measure) shares the same blood supply as the part of the brain that controls your body temperature. The in-ear measurement also responds quickly if there is a change in temperature.

Source: K. Parsons. Human Thermal Environments. The effects of hot, moderate and cold environments on human health, comfort and performance. 2nd edition, 2003, Taylor & Francis, London.

The information on this page applies to the following models: SCH740/86 .

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