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Warm scrubs?

  1. 0 Our dress code was recently changed to allow only scrub jackets to be worn. I work night shift and a lot of us would typically wear zip up sweaters/jackets (not hoodies) because it gets so cold at night. We even turn the heat up to the 80s but it doesn't get warm enough til almost change of shift. Scrub jackets absolutely aren't an option for me bc they do nothing whatsoever. I already wear thermal tops under my scrubs. Are there any thick/heavy/warm scrub jackets?? I've been looking but unable to find any, so I'd appreciate some help!
  2. Visit  fsh1986 profile page

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    Joined Feb '11; Posts: 39; Likes: 11.

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  3. Visit  sophiep profile page
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    i have this one in Black and really like it--it's also cute for outside of work Antidote Scrubs Reversible Main Squeeze Fleece Jacket | Antidote Scrubs
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  4. Visit  traumaRUs profile page
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    Under Armour works well too for underwear - keeps you warm.
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  5. Visit  fsh1986 profile page
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    Quote from sophiep
    i have this one in Black and really like it--it's also cute for outside of work Antidote Scrubs Reversible Main Squeeze Fleece Jacket | Antidote Scrubs

    The dresscode also says no fleece jackets... BUT since this is a scrub/scrub company, I wonder if I could get away with that lol.
  6. Visit  eatmysoxRN profile page
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    Maybe double up on your undershirts? I always wear 2 undershirts because I'd freeze. I hate lab coats because they make me look like a box so I layer under my scrubs.

    ~ No One Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent -Eleanor Roosevelt ~
  7. Visit  itsnowornever profile page
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    Maybe suggest a unit specific sweater? Kinda like what a lot of ERs wear???? It matches, looks great, not random, and builds cohesion?!?!? Plus you can be warm!

    Posting from my phone, ease forgive my fat thumbs!
  8. Visit  fsh1986 profile page
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    Quote from itsnowornever
    Maybe suggest a unit specific sweater? Kinda like what a lot of ERs wear???? It matches, looks great, not random, and builds cohesion?!?!? Plus you can be warm!

    Posting from my phone, ease forgive my fat thumbs!

    Great idea. I'm going to email my manager about it. Thanks!
  9. Visit  morte profile page
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    why is the unit that cold? Is the heat turned down, with the "local" thermastats disabled? do the patients complain?
  10. Visit  mlh5050 profile page
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    Help is on the way! My name is Marilyn Harris and I have been a RN for 21 years. I feel your pain and that is why I created created a product called "Warm Scrubs". It is a insulated medical scrub for the winter. I have 4 types of lining, fleece, flannel, knit, & danskin. the Outside material is the same as current medical scrubs but my scrub has lining in the pockets of the top and pants. Also the scrub's top and pants are insulated from top to bottom. My email address is marilynl.harris@gmail.com for questions. Would love to hear from you!


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