Rectal temperature probe

Case contributed by Foroogh Jafari Mousavi


Unwitnessed fall at home, found by the caregiver on the floor, shivering. Temp.: 33.6° Celsius.

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Female

Rectal temperature probe. 

No pelvic fracture. 

Case Discussion

Rectal thermometer; not to be mistaken for a urinary bladder catheter. 

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