Cardiovascular surgeon, Vladimir Khoroshev, told in an interview with Sputnik Radio how to choose the most effective thermometer for measuring body temperature at home.
According to the doctor, the most expensive option is an infrared thermometer. It is advisable to choose an electronic thermometer if taking into account both accuracy and price then. However, not everyone trusts electronics, despite the fact that it is electronic thermometers that show the highest accuracy. As for mercury thermometers, they are accurate, but dangerous because of the risk of breaking a thermometer inside which there is a toxic substance.