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scrubs ban

Richard Wigle MD FACS trauma-list@trauma.org
Tue, 8 Apr 2003 23:15:06 -0700 (PDT)


Believe me, I live and work in such a society. You don't
want to go there.

Seriously, how would you "ban" something like that? The
fashion police??. 

R Wigle MD FACS
LTC USAMC

--- Sheree Joyce <shereej@gmp.usyd.edu.au> wrote:
> Apart from the potential spread of infectious nasties, I
> would find someone wearing their scrubs to a bar as being
> quite desperately tragic.
> Sheree
> 
> ian wrote:
> 
> > I wanted to start a discussion on the banning
> healthcare uniforms from outside healthcare environments.
> I always see people going to bars and restaurants in
> their "scrubs" or paramedic uniforms. Wouldn't a ban on
> this slow the spread of infectious pathogens. We know
> that many viruses (including SARS) can live outside the
> body for hours invisible to the naked eye. Is it that big
> of a deal to change in a locker room before leaving work?
> I do it. I'm not judging anyone, just looking for a good
> discussion. Thanks. Ian
> >
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