Clinical thermometer

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A clinical thermometer is a thermometer used to measure body temperature. Most old ones use mercury. It is accurate and sensitive, because it has a narrow place where the liquid rises very fast.

It is used in clinic by doctors so it is called a doctor's thermometer also. Most of these thermometers show both scales, Celsius scale and Fahrenheit scale. The scale runs from 35 degree Celsius to 42 degree Celsius. Most of the clinical thermometer show both the scales. Clean the thermometer before and After each use with an alcohol rub.