Vicks Fever Insight Thermometer
- Product Type
- Adult, Child
- OPERATING YOUR Vicks FEVER INSIGHT THERMOMETER Turn thermometer on by pressing the On/Off button A beep signal will sound and the display will flash red /Yellow /Green for 1 second. Wait for the thermometer to get ready -The display will show a test value -The display will show last measurement for 2 seconds - After about 5 seconds, the display will show it's ready. SELECTING WHERE TO TAKE THE TEMPERATURE Oral Use It is important to place the tip of the thermometer well under the tongue to get a good, accurate reading. Place sensor tip in areas marked with "tl". Keep mouth closed and still to help ensure an accurate measurement When the peak temperature is reached (usually within 12 seconds), 5 beep signals will sound and the "'C/'F" sign will stop flashing. The temperature measurement is now ready to read and will not change when the thermometer is removed. Wash the thermometer as recommended Under-the-arm (Axillary) Use This method can be used for babies and young children. Wipe the underarm with a towel. Place the probe tip under the arm so the tip is touching the skin and position the arm next to the body. With a young child, it is sometimes helpful to hug the child to keep their arm next to their body. This ensures that the room air does not affect the reading. When the peak temperature is reached (usually within 11 seconds but sometimes longer for this method),5 beep signals will sound and the "'C/'F" sign will stop flashing. The temperature measurement is now ready to read and will not change when the thermometer is removed. Note: This method produces a temperature reading 0.5'C/1'F lower than if the temperature were taken orally. Wash the thermometer as recommended. Rectal Use Commonly used for babies, young children when its difficult to take an oral or underarm temperature.
- IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION High, prolonged fever requires medical attention especially for young children. Please contact your physician. Do not allow children to take their temperatures unattended. Do not allow children to walk or run during temperature taking. The Thermometer is only suitable for the measurement of body temperature. The use of this thermometer is not intended as a substitute for consultation with your doctor. The thermometer is initially calibrated at the time of manufacture. lf this thermometer is used according to the use instructions, the accuracy of measurements will not be affected.
- Storage & Disposal
- Minus 25 Degrees Celsius to +60 Degrees Celsius (-13 Fahrenheit-140 Fahrenheit), 15% to 95% RH If the device is not used within specified temperature and humidity ranges the technical accuracy of the measurement cannot be guaranteed.
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