Zulfiqar Rana, MD, MPH, FACP

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

What Should Physicians Wear?

Evidence that physician white coats and other long-sleeved garments can be contaminated with bacteria including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has led British health authorities to ban such attire for clinicians. To examine the appropriateness of this action, researchers conducted a prospective trial in which they assessed bacterial contamination of physicians\\’ clothing.

via What Should Physicians Wear? – Infectious Diseases.

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