No scrubs. No shoes. No serving

Madwar, Samia
August 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, pE703
Academic Journal
The article focuses on merits and demerits of introducing dress codes for hospital staffs in Canada. It mentions that Ontario-based hospital is the first to issue a formal, publicized dress code in the country and each department has different uniform. It informs that dress codes in hospitals are introudced in an effort to solve patients' difficulty of distinguishing between various tiers of clinical staff.


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