Quick Answer: What Is The Best Non Contact Thermometer For Adults?

What is the most accurate thermometer for home use?

Our pick.

Vicks ComfortFlex.

The best oral thermometer.

Our pick.

iProven DMT-489.

The best ear and forehead thermometer.

Runner-up.

Sanpu Digital.

A little slower and bulkier.

Runner-up.

Kinsa Ear.

Syncs with iOS or Android.

Also great.

Braun No Touch Forehead Thermometer.

Silent, but forehead only..

What brand of thermometer do hospitals use?

Here are the best thermometers: Best thermometer overall: iProven Forehead and Ear Thermometer. Best budget thermometer: Vicks ComfortFlex Digital Thermometer. Best ear thermometer: Braun ThermoScan 7 Digital Ear Thermometer. Best for children: Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometer.

What is the best non contact thermometer for humans?

5 Best Non-Contact Thermometers (Reviews) in 2020Berrcom Non Contact Infrared Forehead Thermometer.Vibeey Digital Non-Contact Thermometer for Adults.iHealth No-Touch Infrared Forehead Thermometer.LPOW Forehead Thermometer for Adults.MILDSIX Digital Medical Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer.

What type of thermometer is most accurate for adults?

Armpit temperatures are usually the least accurate. Rectal temperatures provide the best readings for infants, especially those 3 months or younger, as well as children up to age 3. For older children and adults, oral readings are usually accurate — as long as the mouth is closed while the thermometer is in place.

Are non contact thermometers accurate for adults?

Research has shown that, when used correctly, infrared or no-contact thermometers are just as accurate as oral or rectal thermometers. No-contact thermometers are popular among pediatricians, as kids often squirm around when trying to get a temperature read, but it also holds true in mass temperature screenings.

How reliable are non contact thermometers?

The sensitivity and specificity for the non-contact thermometer is 97%. The negative predictive value is 99%, which is especially important to rule out fever and avoid unnecessary laboratory work-up.