Author(s): Hassan Zubeir Kombo, Seema Mehdi, K L Krishna, Tamsheel Fatima Roohi


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00730   

Address: Hassan Zubeir Kombo1, Seema Mehdi2*, K L Krishna2, Tamsheel Fatima Roohi2
1Department of Pharmacology, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS), Chandigarh - Punjabi, India.
2Department of Pharmacology, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research (JSS AHER), Mysuru, Karnataka, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 16,      Issue - 9,     Year - 2023

Several public and private working areas at exit or entry zone practices temperature screening for both clients and workers, this process is performed with the help of infrared thermometers to measure possible related symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). There are numerous studies that explained pandemic diseases based on different angles including the spread pattern of the disease, mortality rate, approaches taken as preventive measures, clinical measures, and so on. One of the preventive measures practiced is to screen the body temperature of individuals in order to identify if there are any possible symptoms of covid-19 such as fever. This modality of screening temperature mostly uses an infrared thermometer. This review article will be going to explain the screening of body temperature by using non-contact hand held thermometers, the accuracy of measurement, the types of radiation used by these thermometers, and the possible biological effects of being exposed to radiation on daily basis.

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Hassan Zubeir Kombo, Seema Mehdi, K L Krishna, Tamsheel Fatima Roohi. Evaluation of Infrared Thermometer on Human Health – A Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(9):4479-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00730

Hassan Zubeir Kombo, Seema Mehdi, K L Krishna, Tamsheel Fatima Roohi. Evaluation of Infrared Thermometer on Human Health – A Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(9):4479-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00730   Available on:

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