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    27 Great Gifts For Nurses

    A storage clipboard, luxury scrubs, sassy shot glass, and 24 other totally ~sick~ gifts to give the nurses in your life.

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    1. A V-neck and zipper scrub top from Jaanuu, a luxury scrub line, that'll have them looking chic, professional, and perfect for any situation that comes their way.

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    These scrubs are luxurious, practical, and designed for a more personalized, performance-based style. Check out the lines for men and women and find the best look for you (or the person you're giving them to)!

    Get them from Jaanuu for $49 (V-neck, available in five colors and sizes XS–XL) and $44 (available in three colors and sizes XS–XL).

    2. A funny coffee cup, because the night shift can be a hard pill to swallow... until they get this particular prescription filled (to the brim).

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    3. A pair of machine washable Allbirds sneakers made with moisture-wicking wool, padded insoles, and a lightweight sole, that'll be a treat for their feet when they're standing 24/7 during a 12-hour shift.

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    Find out why BuzzFeed Reviews thinks these are some of the best sneakers for your feet and your budget.

    Get them from Allbirds for $95 (available in 12 colors and sizes 5–10).

    4. A storage clipboard, because they spend the day going from room to room and they're gonna need a portable "desk" for snacks... or files, charts, pens, phones, etc. (but mostly snacks).

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in three colors).

    5. A snarky coloring book for any nurse who knows their job is sometimes a little ~sketchy~.

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    Don't even ask what a "code brown" is. You could probably guess, but you don't wanna know.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.09 or if coloring isn't their thing, grab a nursing journal from Barnes & Noble for $8.99.

    6. An instrument organizer that's gonna keep everything they need in one organized (and pocket-sized) place.

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    Get it from Amazon for $8.35 (available in six velcro colors).

    7. A portable shitasu massager, because saving peoples' lives is a massive weight on their shoulders and they deserve some stress relief whenever (and wherever) they can get it.

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    Get it from Amazon for $49.97.

    8. A credit card-sized cellphone charger they'll be able to keep in their wallet and get out when their battery is dying during a long shift.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $89.

    9. A deep-kneading foot massager that's gonna be the simplest and most luxurious way to get some self care after they spend the day caring for everyone else.

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    This beauty has deep kneading, vibrating, rolling, and heat functions, and is set with five different pressure settings that'll perfectly hit your pressure points.

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99.

    10. A wine tote for nurses who deserve a good drink and have a particular taste in puns.

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    Get it from Amazon for $14.49.

    11. A book that holds nothing back when it comes to the everyday life of every nurse — this is gonna bring back some fond (and frightening) memories every nurse has made it through, while making them laugh out loud at the same time.

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    Promising review: "As a newbie nurse I've continually struggled with anxiety and fear of messing up while on the job. I ferociously lap up any advice, nursing stories, and tips from any nursing source. This book was a God-send and spoke directly to my experience as a nurse, which can honestly be only done by a nurse who has been there! Sonja's humor and honesty both made me laugh, smile knowingly, and even cry tears of relief as she adequately described how I feel everyday on and off the job. I definitely recommend this book to both newbie and experienced nurses and look forward to any new material that Sonja dishes out in the future!" —Sarah M

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    12. A hydrating sheet mask so they can quickly take care of their beauty routine and get their beauty sleep on after a long shift.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $5 (available in nine styles).

    13. A box sign sure to be the perfect piece of decor to (discreetly) keep behind their desk or to keep at home when they need a laugh after helping a particularly picky patient.

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    Get it from Amazon for $7.77 (available in three styles).

    14. A massager made to exfoliate the scalp — this'll come in handy when they need to wash off from a messy day and want to scrub the memory of it out of their mind.

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    And be sure to check out my review for this soothing scalp massager!

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in five colors).

    15. A gorgeous water bottle, because staying hydrated is one of the hardest parts of the job, but it's ~crystal~ clear that with a bottle this lovely they're sure to remember to take a sip more often... even if just to look at this up close again.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $80 (available in four colors) or get a hydration-tracking one from Amazon for $24.99 (available in eight colors).

    16. A wine glass to let the nurse you love enjoy a proper reward after all the ~patience~ they had during the day.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    17. A pair of compression socks that'll improve their blood circulation, support their Achilles heel, and help their feet finally feel as rested as their body does after a full night's sleep.

    Amazon

    Read our review to find out why people swear by these socks.

    Get them from Amazon for $8.95+ (available in 18 styles and sizes S–XL).

    18. Or a shot glass for when particularly hard days call for some harder liquor.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $11.96.

    19. A heartbeat necklace that'll be the sweetest gift to give a nurse who has truly found the career, and purpose, that makes their heart happy.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $21.93.

    20. Or a stethoscope necklace that's gonna (heart)beat any other gift you could find for them.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $11.89.

    21. A T-shirt with some lifelong necessities written on the front, for nurses who wear their heart on their sleeves and their grocery list on their pajamas.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 (available in two styles, five colors, and sizes S–3XL).

    22. A wearable dry erase board that'll make recording blood pressure, patient notes, and quick reminders incredibly easy and efficient.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    23. A pack of syringe pens that'll be a funny way to convince the nurse in your life to take a ~shot~ at writing down some of their favorite memories from work.

    Amazon

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $8.15.

    24. Or a pack of bone ballpoints for orthopedic nurses who you know are gonna ~crack~ up every time they use them.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $5.89.

    25. A pair of novelty socks to remind the new nurse you know to keep on their toes, stay focus, and also have some fun.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $8.

    26. A box of exfoliating sugar cubes for nurses who don't indulge in sugary sweets but still deserve a very sweet treat.

    Free People

    Each box comes with an apricot, peach, coconut, blue raspberry, lemon, and tangerine cube.

    Get a box of six from Free People for $12.

    27. And a paper bag to fill with all the gifts you find for the selfless and loving nurse in your life.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $11.39.

    When you realize just how much they love their gift.

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    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

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    Reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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