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    They carry thermometers and maybe sleeves for a very low price at CVS or any similar place. Paying a little is better than dealing with that nurse.
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    Yep. I am bringing my own thermometer in case I hear this nonsense again.

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    And just to AGAIN show my ignorance, what is a sleeve?
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    Little plastic covers that fit over thermometers. They're disposable and so the thermometer probably won't need to be washed off if the sleeve is used. Most thermometers are digital now, and my guess is that the sleeve is a convenient way of staying hygienic.

    I had a huge stack of these sleeves when I had a cat thermometer. They were convenient for the rare times when I took a cat temperature. I believe I bought the sleeves separately--they weren't packaged with the thermometer.

    Edited to add: Vicky has provided a great photo.
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    Get smarter, Howie:



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    Cool

    But I was saving that brain cell......
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    Thankfully, I was assigned my former nurse today :) the infusion was uneventful! Yay!

    She showed me how to read the digital numbers in the infusion machine. She punched in 30/30 and it did a six hour infusion.

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    They didn't give you that horror of a nurse you had before? Yay!
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