Dress to suppress

June 2007
Marketing Health Services;Summer2007, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p7
Academic Journal
The article looks at hospital gowns with an antibacterial coating. The gowns were created by Fatima BA-Alawi from DCS Designs, a corporate spinoff from the University of Portsmouth in Great Britain. According to the article, the goal of the gowns is to decrease the spread of bacteria and infection. The Permagard coating, which is said to hamper the spread of drug-resistant bacteria, is provided by Carrington Career and Workwear. A trial evaluating the gowns will take place at a hospital in London, England.


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