Advantages Inexpensive, compact, simple design, easy to read results, provides last temperature reading
Disadvantages Cannot take temperatures in-ear, very difficult to get accurate readings for babies or toddlers
Despite bringing up my two oldest children and nursing them both through umpteen illnesses without the aid of a digital thermometer, when I had my youngest son I felt the twinges of maternal guilt and decided that I really ought to invest in one. Having managed for so long without a digital thermometer, I only really wanted to buy a fairly inexpensive model so I was inspired to purchase this rather basic thermometer from Ultracare having read a positive review on Dooyoo. When the thermometer arrived, it was much smaller than I'd anticipated and very minimally (but securely) packaged, complete ...
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Advantages Easy to use, auto shut off saves battery
Disadvantages Readings can take a while
For years my travel first aid kit never really extended beyond asprin and Savlon, but then for years I never went anywhere that exotic. I certainly never had a thermometer with me when I travelled - in fact, I don't think I even had one in my proper medicine cabinet at home. But, it was one of the things on my "To Bring To Sierra Leone" list. I left it to the last minute, and almost went without one, but we were shopping in Asda a week before I flew and I spotted this Ultracare Digital Thermometer in the Lloyds Pharmacy attached to the store. It was £4.99 which seemed an ok price, and was at ...