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Table 1 Temperature measurement modalities used in EUROBACT intensive care units

From: Diagnosis and management of temperature abnormality in ICUs: a EUROBACT investigators' survey

Thermometer type/location ICUs reporting usage Primary measure
Axillary 102 58
Pulmonary artery catheter 78 1
Rectal 73 12
Tympanic 64 30
PICCO 59 2
Esophageal 51 4
Urinary bladder 50 16
Temporal 14 9
Oral 12 2
Other 8 1