Medical Caps

by Mobb Medical No doubt you’ve observed medical personnel wearing special clothing commonly called “scrubs”. The name stems from the phrase “scrubbing in”, or the process of preparing to perform surgery. Scrubs, along with scrub caps, are simply designed, easily laundered, cheap to replace and offer minimal areas for dirt to hide. […]

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Why Is A Chef Called A Chef?

Chef literally means “Chief” in French and has nothing to do with cooking except for the fact that the “Chief of Food” at a restaurant is called the Chef de Cuisine or Chef for short. Americans do make the mistake of equating a Chef with a Cook, which clearly must […]

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Dressing Gowns

By Mobb Medical Observe people on any busy city street and you are sure to see all manner of dress, from business suits to jeans. But one item you won’t see people wearing on the street is a dressing gown, also known as a hospital gown, patient gown, johnny gown […]

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The Stethoscope: Almost 200 years old!

by Mobb Medical “A wonderful instrument called the stethoscope, invented a few months ago … is now in complete vogue in Paris.”  (London Times December 19, 1824) From the time the stethoscope was invented in 1816, it was the physician’s most reliable tool for diagnosing cardiovascular disease. At the turn […]

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What Nurses Wear to Work in 2013

by Mobb Medical Today’s dedicated and busy nurses can enjoy multiple choices when choosing how to dress for the patient care setting. From cotton and solid fabrics to seersucker, corduroy and chambray, scrub tops, scrub pants, and warm-up jackets are available in a wide variety of colors, patterns and styles. […]

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Tips for Cleaning Leather Work Boots

by Katie Frasier Dirty work boots got you down? Trust us, we know you spend a pretty penny on that working footwear. Don’t let your hard-earned money hit the trashcan while your boots are still in their prime! We’ve got the best tips that will add some shine back to your boots and […]

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