Why Wear Scrubs?

Nurse Scrubs

Any medical staff member that comes into physical contact with a patient and patient’s bodily fluids is required to wear scrubs for the purpose of hygiene. Traditionally, medical scrubs comprised of a short sleeved wrap style top and loose elasticized cotton pants, pulled on by doctors as part of the ‘scrubbing in’ process for OR. These scrubs were meant to be worn only in OR so that the spread of germs and possible infections would be restricted.  Nowadays, scrubs are worn by different medical professionals during their shifts, and don’t change into their regular clothing till it’s time to go home.

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