19 Monitoring Maternal Temperature
Body Reference Sites and Monitor Labels
The tympanic thermometer measures the patient's temperature in the ear. The thermometer can be
configured to adjust the result of the measurement to correspond to a different body reference site.
The measurement label displayed on the monitor corresponds to the body reference site that is
configured. The following body reference sites are available:
Body Reference Site
Ear temperature (no adjustment)
The body reference site can be selected in the Biomed mode of the tympanic thermometer. See the
Service Guide for more information.
The measured maternal temperature is only transmitted to a connected OB TraceVue/IntelliSpace
Perinatal system, when the tympanic thermometer is configured to the
Entering Temperature Manually
A temperature measurement can be entered manually.
Press the SmartKey
or select the SmartKey
Enter the temperature values.
invalid (no value is then displayed).
A manually entered temperature has to be 25ºC or higher to be transmitted to a connected obstetrical
information and surveillance system.
label is displayed on the fetal monitor screen, and printed on the trace.
setting to define the time after which a manually entered temperature value becomes
Label on Monitor
, then select
body reference site, and
. A numeric pad opens.