Nurses Choose Exergen TemporalScanner™ Thermometer as Most Valuable Product in Annual Industry Survey

Exergen Corporation’s patented TemporalScanner™ Thermometer was selected by nurses as the 2009 Most Valuable Product in the annual survey by Therapy Times, the only all-inclusive community Web site for therapeutic professionals in the healthcare industry. Hundreds of nurses voted for the TemporalScanner during four weeks of online balloting, from June 26 – July 17. The results were posted July 20.

“We developed the TemporalScanner with the nurse in mind. It’s a great validation of our efforts to be honored this way,” said Francesco Pompei, Ph.D. and Exergen CEO. “We do know that the TemporalScanner is used in half of hospitals and a third of pediatricians’ offices in the U.S.”

From hundreds of nominations, Therapy Times compiled a slate of products used in the therapeutic fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology/audiology, nutrition, respiratory therapy, musical therapy and nursing. Professionals in each therapeutic area selected the products they found most useful in day-to-day practice.

Exergen’s infrared temporal artery thermometer is the most accurate and least invasive product on the market and provides temperature readings in just two seconds. With a gentle stroke of the forehead the instrument captures the naturally emitted heat from the skin over the temporal artery.

Exergen Corporation is recognized worldwide as an innovator and leading manufacturer of patented infrared thermometers, scanners, sensors and controls. Its products are used in a wide variety of industrial and medical applications for both professionals and consumers. For additional information, visit www.exergen.com.

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