How should the medical assistant adapt temperature-taking techniques in the following scenarios?
▪A patient who talks continuously with the thermometer in his mouth
▪A 7-year-old patient with bilateral otitis externa
▪A 3-month-old patient when a temporal artery thermometer is available
▪A 46-year-old patient with a severe asthma attack
▪A 72-year-old patient with bilateral impacted cerumen
▪A 28-year-old patient who has just smoked a cigarette