Taking an Axillary Temperature

Taking an Axillary Temperature

  • Wipe away any perspiration
  • Place the temperature probe under the axilla or “arm pit”
  • Be sure that clothing does not interfere with skin-to-thermometer contact under the arm

axillarytemp.jpg © Leslie Burge. Used with permission

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