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I gotta ask: Will this teddy bear-shaped blood bag designed for use in pediatric wards make kids feel all comforted and cozy?
January 12, 2009 at 08:00 AM in Current Affairs, IN the News, Q&A, Science, The Medical Industry's Viewpoint | Permalink
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It makes me queasy. Really queasy.
January 12, 2009 at 05:01 PM
Glad it's not just me. Seriously.
Elisa Camahort |
January 12, 2009 at 05:04 PM
Hmm...I personally think it's funny and want one next time I give or receive blood. For children? Depends on the kid, I guess.
I might put a little opaque face on it, so it doesn't look so weak and drained once the head is empty.
January 12, 2009 at 09:45 PM
Doesn't the blood pool in the 'arms' and the leg that's not attached to the tube? Maybe the nurse is supposed to shake it frequently? I don't think the entertainment value to kids would justify the cost and hassle to use such a bag, especially if it might introduce problems.
maria tseng |
January 24, 2009 at 01:02 AM
I think most kids would be either indifferent or a little freaked out by the sight of that (hanging as if by the neck...) blood-filled "bear" bag. Whose idea was it to try to make blood transfusions cute anyway?
February 10, 2009 at 03:08 PM
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