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which clock ?

Discussion in 'Wanted!' started by daj72, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. daj72

    daj72 New Member

    Location:
    Denmark
  2. mycrofft

    mycrofft Still crazy but elsewhere

    Location:
    Central California
    Cheap Casio with a metal or plastic band. When it goes 10-7 you can replace it cheap. Each time you wash your hands you can wash the watch. No cloth or leather bands.

    I like Duluth Trading but that watch is a frippery.

    Nurses used to buy watches that pinned to the smock, er, shirt.

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  3. Sasha

    Sasha New Member

    I use a cheap pink Walmart waterproof watch with a plastic I think? Band.

    It cost me $14 and I've worn it since October. When it craps out I will buy another cheap Walmart watch. Maybe green. I think the brand is timex sport or some such.
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  4. Anjel

    Anjel Forum Angel

    Location:
    The Mitten
    EMS Training:
    EMT-Paramedic
    Thats what i have too lol
  5. Tigger

    Tigger Dodges Pucks Community Leader

    Location:
    CO
    EMS Training:
    EMT-Basic
    A Timex with a rubber watchband. Velco brands are difficult to clean and get really smelly during the summer if they get wet repeatedly.
  6. daj72

    daj72 New Member

    Location:
    Denmark
    Thanks for the replys so far. :)

    Because of the national hygienic standard here in DK, we must not wear wrist watch, so I am looking for one to sit my belt.
  7. BandageBrigade

    BandageBrigade New Member

    Location:
    Middle of nowhere
    EMS Training:
    EMT-Paramedic
    I got a calculator watch at walmart for a laugh. $8.99 or so. Yeah, you have to touch it if you want to actually use the calculator or the stop watch function, but it stays in my locker at work and gets washed whenever i wash my hands.
  8. DrParasite

    DrParasite Ambulance Driver

    get a cheap digital wrist watch, with a cloth band, and wrap it around the neck of your stethoscope. that's what I do, and it ensure I always have a scope with me when I'm on the ambulance (unlike many newbies and former partners of mine).
  9. NYMedic828

    NYMedic828 New Member

    Location:
    New York
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    G-shock mudman.

    Will last for ever, you can fully wash it. Got mine for $60 shipped 2 years ago on amazon i think.
  10. mycrofft

    mycrofft Still crazy but elsewhere

    Location:
    Central California
    Fully washable, operates on solar energy, no moving parts, no scratch-able or breakable crystal, waterproof to any depth, but no daylight savings time adjustment (check back next year). Maybey autoclavable.




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    How we take vitals at Bedrock EMS.
  11. I use the clock on the wall.

    Stopped wearing a watch completely.

    I was told it makes people happier... Liars.
  12. Aidey

    Aidey Forum Deputy Chiefette Community Leader

    Location:
    USA
    I don't wear a watch either. Really no point to it.
  13. Steveb

    Steveb New Member

    Location:
    At times I don't even know
    EMS Training:
    MFR
    I LOVE FOSSIL WATCHES!!!! That watch is Beast!!!
  14. daj72

    daj72 New Member

    Location:
    Denmark
    And it comes with a nightlight function ? ;)
  15. Fox800

    Fox800 New Member

    Location:
    Fort Worth, TX
    How do you take a pulse? Use the clock on your phone/tablet computer?

    Watches are necessary for vital signs but also useful for repeating medication administrations (especially nitroglycerin), watching your scene times, CPR calls, etc.

    I use a cheapy Timex i440. Rubber wristband makes for easy cleaning.
  16. I use whatever machine is handy. They are not new technology anymore, have a high degree of accuracy,

    THe only thing I need to take a manual pulse for is heart tones, to see if there is a pulse,the relative rate, and quality.[/QUOTE]
  17. Aidey

    Aidey Forum Deputy Chiefette Community Leader

    Location:
    USA
    This.

    All times are based off of the LP clock. My initial manual pulse and respiratory rate are just to establish too fast or too slow. Subsequent manual assessments are done in conjunction with other monitoring methods that provide the rate.
  18. al.emt

    al.emt New Member

    Location:
    North Alabama
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    you check for tones and quality???

    if they got one im happy... brady, nsr, tachy, svt, torsades... idc as long as no chest pain.
  19. Handsome Robb

    Handsome Robb Youngin' Premium Member

    EMS Training:
    EMT-Paramedic
    you check for tones and quality???

    if they got one im happy... brady, nsr, tachy, svt, torsades... idc as long as no chest pain.[/QUOTE]

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