Nurses spent most of their time roving around the ward or making some quick notes of their patients’ conditions. They often run around with the stretchers to transport a patient that needed an immediate cure. They would bruise and brush with the metal stretcher or against the wall just to stride down for their next patient. Thus the nurses’ jobs are very much action-packed that almost every time they face some clothing tearing or anything like that. This nurse actions cause at some point their most precious medical scrubs. So there are also small things that nurses should bring with them in their pouches other than hand sanitary lotions, alcohol, pen, sticky note. Because of accidental tearing of the nurses scrubs they needed to have a batch of things or tools to easily mend their torn scrubs.
Here are some of the quick fix tools you may want to add up to your pouch in case of accidental tearing off. It will probably pay you a great relief when you can have these.
A Toupee Tape
Before we knew a toupee tape used primarily to fix headdresses normally used by old men to cover their baldness. This may sound absurd but yes, toupee tapes can also be used to join a fabric just as it can help temporarily paste strands of hair. Toupee tape was named after the hairdress more commonly used by men called the toupee. A toupee is used to cover some portion of the head with scalp already exposed and in order to fasten the toupee a tape is used. Toupee tape is usually come in different sizes, pre-cuts, or colors. Both sides of the tape have adhesives thus allowing it to join one side of a fabric to the other side. With this simple tool, you can now tuck your loose medical scrubs top to the strap of your bra so to avoid any skin exposure or you can easily join the torn sleeve at no sweat.
This is so elementary. But the question is could that be practical? Absolutely, yes! There are small sewing kits available in your nearest store that can easily slide into your pouch. And who cares about its size, you can always put them in your locker or suffer the feeling of having a torn pant and you are just starting your shift. If you have with you a sewing kit then you can temporarily fixed your pants but be sure to get yourself online at home to buy a new pair of medical scrubs. Sewing kits come in different colors and design. It basically consists of needles, threads of different colors, a pin cushion, a tape measure, and a small scissors.
Wipes for Stains
Stains are the primary enemies of the nurses’ scrubs. In fact, the place where nurses’ works contributes to possibility of a nurse scrubs staining. So what could be the possible solution to this? There are so many in fact. One you can have an extra scrub available in your locker and you can just simply change. Second, you can bring with you wet wipes that are anti-bacterial and effective in temporarily wiping off stains. They are not just the facial wipes you can buy at convenient stores. Fabric wipes can clean up the mess without putting much of problem like colorization and all.