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Measurements of ear temperature are not reliable

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7380.0/h (Published 11 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:h

Question Are ear temperatures reliable?

Synopsis Taking an ear temperature is quick and easy. However, the reliability has been the subject of numerous studies. These authors systematically searched numerous databases, using a sensible search strategy. They also …

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