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# How do you take a temperature for a patient who has had a hot cup of coffee?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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12y ago

I would suggest taking the temperature under the armpit in order for the results to remain relatively unaffected by the coffee, or the other possibly would be to delay the taking of temparature until the coffee has passed, or you are sure it has left the oral area.

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