Answer must be numeric with a maximum of one decimal place.
O = ORAL C=CORE
R = RECTAL T=TYMPANIC
A = AXILLARY S=SKIN or
site defined types.
Default: Site configurable
E.g., 37R read as 37 C RECTAL
98.6O read as 98.6 F ORAL
A number that is larger than or equal to 45 will be considered as a
Farenheit temperature, and any number less than 45 will be considered as a
A letter qualifier can be appended to the end of the temperature reading.
If no letter is added the reading will be considered as an ORAL temperature.
The following is a list of valid letters and the types of temperature: