Measuring body temperature

Measuring body temperature

M833/0166 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.3MB

Downloadable file size: 3.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Measuring body temperature. Strip thermometer being used to measure the temperature of the forehead of an 18-month-old girl. The strip contains liquid crystals that change shape and reflect light with changes in temperature. Different areas of the strip contain crystals that are designed to respond at different temperatures. A temperature of 36 degrees Celsius is normal. The strip thermometer can show if the child has a fever (a raised body temperature). A slight fever is mostly harmless, and helps the body to fight infection. However, a severe fever in a young child requires medical attention. Skin thermometers are less accurate than mercury or digital types.

Release details: Model release available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 18 months old, 18-month-old, 36 degrees celsius, baby, black, care, caring, checking, child, childhood, device, eighteen, equipment, female, forehead, girl, head, health, healthcare, healthy, human, infant, liquid crystal, measuring, medical, medicine, normal, nursing, one, paediatric, paediatrics, patient, pediatric, single, strip, taking, technology, temperature, thermometer, young

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.