Thursday, August 18, 2011

The Typical Tasks Expected of a LPN in Hospital-Like Environments

There is a common misconception when it comes to doctors and nurses - while doctors might have the medical knowledge of the patients, the doctors rarely do all the little things like making sure the blood tests of a certain patient have been sent to the appropriate lab. This is where Licensed Practical Nurses come in - they perform some of the most vital tasks in any hospital like environment. It would be virtually impossible for the Licensed Practical Nurses to cover all the basis (or the doctors for that matter), and it is therefore a very important niche for the LPN to fill in the gaps.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

The Comfort and Convenience of Scrubs

Have you ever wondered why scrubs are getting popular nowadays, not only among medical practitioners but other allied workers as well? What do these clothes have that medical practitioners prefer to wear them in their workplace?

What is a scrub?

It is a type of clothing usually worn by medical personnel such as nurses, surgeons and other operating room personnel. This uniform consists of shirt and trousers and with simple designs to give the wearer comfort and convenience, for easy launder and for easy replacement once damaged.