07997793 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 18 patents.

A thermometric apparatus for determining a patient's temperature having a elongated sensing probe that is connected to a base housing. The insertion tip of the probe contains a outer shell and a spaced apart inner shell. The outer surface of the inner shell has a heater that is fabricated of a resistive thick film material and a heat sensor mounted thereon. The heater and the heat sensor are connected to a pair of thick film conductive traces which in turn are electrically attached by a flexible circuit board to leads running back to the base housing. The space between the two shells is filled by a thermally conductive epoxy.

Title
Thermometer heater and thermistor
Application Number
12/122916
Publication Number
7997793 (B2)
Application Date
May 19, 2008
Publication Date
August 16, 2011
Inventor
Richard W Newman
Auburn
NY, US
Ray D Stone
Camillus
NY, US
Agent
Sonny Z Zhan
Assignee
Welch Allyn
NY, US
IPC
G01K 7/22
G01K 7/00
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