What's in your pocket - ER Style - page 3
by Frizbeeboy 13,662 Views | 48 Comments
I know there are some older threads similar to this but I figured a fresh one with an ED focus might not be a bad idea. Stethoscope - Goes without saying...but for sack of being through. I actually keep a backup in my... Read More
- 1Aug 31, '12 by Pixie.RN Senior ModeratorTrauma shears, steth (around neck), blue pens, a highlighter (to highlight completed orders), alcohol preps, 2x2s, tape... and my patrol cap in case I need to go outside quickly. My patrol cap is one fashion accessory we Army folks are not supposed to be missing while outdoors.
- 1Sep 4, '12 by edmiaFun thread!
I like to keep it minimal:
Our ED has all the tapes, alcohol wipes, gauze, tegaderm and other small supplies at each bedside on the wall. Each room has an otoscope so no need for pen light. At the beginning of my career, I carried around EVERYTHING, including reference books... I tried a fanny pack for a bit, but didn't like the feel of it. So, slowly I discarded the unnecessary and kept the essential.
- 0Sep 26, '12 by stephynic21--at least five black pens (and I'll be lucky if i end the day with two. I am notorious for leaving them laying around)
--Stethoscope around my neck
--Badge with 3m tape ran thru my badge clip and ammonia capsule taped to the back
--Eye drops (the dreaded contact dry eye is enough to ruin a day)
--alcohol preps and two flushes
And by the end of the day some patient labels, SL NTG, and the list on the back of a 2x2 that i make first thing in the morning while stocking my rooms usually end up there.