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Brain temperature is most accurately measured through: (LQ)



A Tympanic membrane

B Nasopharynx

C Scalp

D Cornea

Ans. A

TYMPANIC MEMBRANE

a. Nasopharynx and tympanic membrane both gives accurate measurement of brain temperature due to its close proximity to hypothalamus.

b. Although tympanic membrane is more accurate than nasopharynx but the presence of wax alters the value and increased chances of perforation of tympanic membrane nasopharynx is more frequently used.

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