If you want to get better at auscultation and enjoy the convenience of documenting the sounds auscultated by transferring them to a computer using cutting-edge Bluetooth tech, look no further than Littman electronic stethoscopes. Digital stethoscopes have been here for quite some time now. As advanced instruments that are superior in quality to traditional stethoscopes, they are designed to drastically improve the accuracy of diagnostic procedures. Even though there is nothing fundamentally … [Read more...] about Is the Littmann Electronic Stethoscope better than other stethoscopes?
So you are a nursing practitioner and you are torn about which stethoscope to buy. Used by a great number of proud doctors, nurses and medical professionals around the world, Littman stethoscopes offer terrific acoustic response, exceptional value, and superior results overall. Best Littmann Stethoscopes In this roundup, we are going to take a look at some of the best from the Littman stable. 3M™ Littmann® Master Cardiology Stethoscope If you are looking to buy one of the best … [Read more...] about Best Littmann Stethoscopes
Caribbean Blue Scrubs are the standard for many hospitals. I have rounded up 10 Classy Caribbean Blue Scrubs that will meet your work requirement while still helping you look good. Just because you have to wear a certain color, that doesn't mean that the style has to look like everyone else. Much like the nursing shoes or nursing lab jacket you choose for work, your scrubs should fit correctly and be functional, while still making you feel your best. 10 Classy Caribbean Blue Scrubs A nurse can … [Read more...] about 10 Classy Caribbean Blue Scrubs
Hold on tight, you're about to be blown away by the best task management app available! This Gqueues review will provide you with an honest account of, in my opinion, the best task management app for online productivity. It's great for bloggers, informaticists, analysts, and pretty much anyone that uses a computer as to do their work. A Time Management and Task Management Strategy I had a great boss and mentor that taught me a time and task management strategy that really changed my outlook on … [Read more...] about The Best Task Management App – A GQueues Review
Every year students preparing for nursing school find themselves asking the question "What is the TEAS test?" If all the core classes, applications, and fees aren't enough, many nursing programs add an exam called the TEAS test to the nursing school application process. Since the process of applying to nursing school can be very competitive, having another facet to review a potential nursing student's skills can be helpful. It can also help students who may have a lower GPA to get a more … [Read more...] about What is the TEAS Test and How Can I Study for It?
This article discusses over 20 recommended nursing shoes for women and narrows down the best shoes for nurses. The nursing profession is wonderful because there are so many different specialties. However, no matter what specialty you are in, the need for quality nursing shoes is paramount. Without great shoes, and an awesome pair of compression socks, your legs, feet, and back will take a beating and likely leave you with pain. As a nurse and a shoe enthusiast, I've examined all kinds of … [Read more...] about Best Shoes for Nurses – 20+ Recommended Nursing Shoes for Women 2019
Wouldn't it be nice to have lightweight and flexible nursing shoes? Have you ever wondered if minimalist shoes are for nurses? Can you work a 12 hours shift in a flat shoe and still feel comfortable? Will they protect your feet? I was asked to review the Lems Lightweight Barefoot Sneaker and perhaps consider it as an alternative to traditional nursing shoes. (Full disclosure I received the shoes to facilitate the review. No monetary compensation was received) Most nursing shoes are heavy, made … [Read more...] about Lightweight and Flexible Nursing Shoes: Are Minimalists Shoes for Nurses?
In this post, we'll review the Ballistic Tough Jacket Maxx and Urbanite and discuss whether they are the best ballistic iPhone 6 cases. Let's dig into the world of ballistic iPhone cases. When the new iPhone 6 Plus came on the scene I knew I just had to have one, even though they were the bigfoot of the tech world and nearly impossible to find. But even before I had my hands on the phone itself I was looking for a case to protect it. With the big deal that was made out of #bendgate I knew … [Read more...] about Ballistic iPhone 6 Case Review: Ballistic Tough Jacket Maxx and Urbanite
Elizabeth Scala is a talented nurse that I’ve had the pleasure of working with in the nurse blog community. She is also a Jedi Nurse (more on that later) and has written a book to help nurses. She is always willing to lend a helping hand in collaboration efforts, and routinely participates in the nurse blog carnival. As an author of a book on technology for nurses myself, I know how important it is to utilize your network and collaborate to help as many nurses as possible. So when she asked me … [Read more...] about Nursing From Within and the Jedi Nurse
This Eggtronic Hub-It Sync and Charge Station review has been facilitated by a sample product. Opinions stated are my own. We have a lot of devices in our house. This can often lead to frustration and confusion when the favorite iPhone charger is occupied or my husband doesn’t remember that he put his iPhone on the charger in a different room. We get replacement charges, but they often tend to break, or somehow walk away. They also tend to clutter up a counter top. I like charging … [Read more...] about Eggtronic Hub-It Sync and Charge Station Review
The Ebola situation has many in the United States at panic levels. We’ve already had several patients with Ebola on U.S. soil. We’ve already already had a death caused by Ebola. The media is spreading panic and is doing a terrible job at informing the public of any real facts. Mistakes have been made in this Ebola epidemic. For example, the hospital that released the Ebola patient stated the they did so because of a problem related to an EHR, but they later recanted. While I didn’t see it … [Read more...] about Ebola Facts and Checklist for Healthcare Providers (and Everyone Else)
Determining the best white nursing shoes for women is not as cut and dry as you might think. There are a variety of factors that go into determining what makes the best nursing shoes. Every nurse's feet are different, and there is no one size fits all option for nursing shoes. However, I've compiled a list of top selling and highest rated white nursing shoes that will go great with your caribbean blue scrubs (or really, any scrubs). We’ve outlined some of the best white nursing shoes in this … [Read more...] about 8 Best White Nursing Shoes for Women
When traveling with a preschooler it can be difficult to ensure that you have all the things you need. Not only do you have consider all their clothing, dietary, and personal needs, but above all else you have consider their safety. But this can be a real challenge when traveling with a child that still requires a booster or car seat. Anyone who had ever flown with a small child and car seat can attest to the amount of frustration felt when trying to haul a car seat or booster through the … [Read more...] about RideSafer 2: The Safe Alternative to Booster and Car Seats
Some time ago I wrote a highly popular post about the best stethoscopes for nurses. Everyday it rises in popularity and is currently the most frequently visit post on my blog getting hundreds of visitors each day. So I felt obliged to dig further into some of the stethoscopes featured and give a little more information about each one. Let’s start with the 3M Littmann Classic II S.E. Stethoscope. The 3M™ Littmann® Classic II S.E. Stethoscope is sensitive and comes equipped with a dual-sided, … [Read more...] about Best Stethoscope for Nurses: 3M Littmann Classic II S.E. Stethoscope
As a tech blogger I have the opportunity to try out tons of cool tech accessories. I remember coming back from CES one year with no less than 10 iPhone cases. It’s a perk of the job, no doubt, but receiving these “review units” often comes with an obligatory review and scrambling for something positive to say about products that are less than amazing. Fortunately, that is no the case with the STM Grip 2 for iPad Air. I had the pleasure of receiving this fabulous case (in purple) to test out … [Read more...] about STM Grip 2 for iPad Air Review