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  1. Silicone stethoscope chest piece/bell cover
    AllMed Catalog :: Diagnostics :: Stethoscopes :: Trimline SafeSEAL® Replacement Parts SafeSEAL Soft Diaphragm Those are the only 2 links I can find... not sure where the company's are from. Do...
    Feb 2
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. Looking for a new stethoscope
    I think it depends on who your patient population mostly is. I work in a PICU and we take pt's from birth to death, any and all ages. If they have a congenital or chronic disease of childhood they...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. Looking for a new stethoscope
    Since you're still in nursing school, I'd caution against a specifically pediatric stethoscope... what if you graduate and can't find a peds job? I hear they are getting hard to come by. A pediatric...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. Best white scrub pants
    I always found when I had to wear whites that skin toned undies made even the thinnest scrubs virtually un-see through. I'd wear white, and bam, you could totally see them.
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. Ear tips for Stethoscopes
    I had a DRG stethoscope when I was in nursing school. I think when I had to purchase ear tips for it, my local scrub shop was able to order them for me. I eventually got a new stethoscope d/t the...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. Interesting or Different Anatomy:What have you encountered?
    Cor-triatriatum?
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Pediatric Explanations For Medical Procedures
    I listen for "bears" when I listen with my stethoscope and I "measure your muscles" when I take your BP :) I totally agree with the prior poster, depending on my kiddo's age and maturity level...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  8. Looking for a new grad program anywhere in Ohio
    I work at Akron Children's and my manager just hired a slew of new grads... There are still many RN positions posted on our website. There isn't a "new grad program" per se, but I'm pretty sure all...
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  9. Purple;or, I'm Not Barney
    a brand... I think their website is aviatorscrubs.com
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. Purple;or, I'm Not Barney
    what about aviator scrubs?? they have lots of pockets and look pretty manly to me, even in purple :)
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  11. FLACC vs. Wong-Baker FACES
    The faces scale isn't for you to interpret what their pain APPEARS to be, it's for you to show your patient and have them pick how their face feels with their pain... I use this all the time with my...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. iPhone apps for Peds
    I have a droid, so I'm not sure if it's available for iphone or not, but I have an app called ConvertPad. It converts kg to pounds and ounces (along with tons of other conversions). So much easier...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  13. Non-Littman Stethoscope Recommendations
    I'll be the third to recommend and ultrascope! They are much more affordable than a Littmann. I have a Littmann Cardiology III and a pediatric sized ultrascope. I work primarily with kids with...
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. Customized stethescope
    Never seen ones with printed tubing... what about an ultrascope?? I found this one in a cheetah print... I also saw zebra. I have an ultrascope and love it! UltraScopes.com Store
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  15. CE question
    No, Ohio's renewal was this year. I think you had to be renewed by July 31.
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. CE question
    I'm an Ohioan too... just like Meriwhen said, you just need to make sure you hold on to that CEU certificate for I think 7 years... CEU's are basically an honor system until you get audited, which I...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Continuous aerosol treatment
    That sounds kinda scary... kids on continuous can go bad so quick! Anyone on continuous at my hospital buys a bed in the PICU! (We do not have a step down unit.) I don't take care of a lot of...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  18. Read any good books lately??
    There is a book called "Walk On Water" about Dr. Mee and the congenital heart program at the Cleveland Clinic. I read it last summer when I started taking care of our CHD babies... I really enjoyed...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. ACLS for PICU
    Also, PALS only works until the kid tops out at adult dosage's per their weight. After that, we use ACLS. I think PALS classifies a child as those under 8. I know in my PICU most of our patient...
    Jun 9, '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  20. Neuro pupillary response
    Yep, it's called hippus... I've seen it a few times in my carreer... here's a wikipedia article about it :) Hippus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia From what our doc's tell us, its usually a...
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  21. Torn between two nursing shoes. Which one?
    I'm not sure about the first pair, but I wore the second pair my first year of nursing, and I probably went through 4 pairs that year. They wear out real quick. Are there any good shoe stores in your...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  22. PT Pulls out their NG tube...boss says I need to fill out an event report?
    I work at a peds hospital... anytime anything we put in one of our kiddos comes out and it wasn't intended to come out yet, we have to write up an incident report. We also have a "huddle "with the...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Ultrascope vs Littmann Master Cardiology
    Airwayguru, I've had mine for two years now, and I am not gentle with it at all! It gets dropped probably nightly, and still looks as good as the day I got it! I have no worries that it might crack...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. Any one know of any good PICU websites?
    Home Page | Congenital Heart Disease - Cove Point Foundation | Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital is one of my favorite cardiology websites to learn from
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  25. Ultrascope vs Littmann Master Cardiology
    I own both a pediatric ultrascope and a littmann cardio III. I work with peds, and a majority of them are cardiac kids that have murmers and other funky heart sounds. I can hear everything with my...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear


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