A Look Into Scrubs And How They Help Surgical Doctors And Other Staff In The Hospital And Outside.
Many analysts record that the medical field is one of the most improved in history. This ranges from how it was conducted in the early days to how it is conducted now and other related issues surrounding it. Little or no research was done in the olden days. This is not the case in the modern world as a lot of research is being done singlehandedly and collectively when the need arises. The mortality rate out of diseases in the past was very high as compared to now.
A notable improvement is in the area of clothing in the hospitals and when treating patients. These regulations in clothing have not always been there and it is only after the 20th century that this was insisted on. Any cloth so long as it is clean and comfortable was allowed in the hospital setting and also the theatre. Over time and with the need for cleanliness as it was learned that the clothes might be infected, surgical operators began wearing aprons that would protect them from the patients’ blood. In the olden days, the success and determination of a busy surgeon was if they had bloodstains in their aprons and hands, this is unlike today where cleanliness is paramount.
At the recommendation of professionals, it was deemed right to protect and take caution at how the surgeons handled the patients and how they will protect themselves also from infections. With this realization, it was seen right for doctors to cover their hands during procedure and to dispose the gloves well after use. Face masks were later introduced for the surgeons.
There was need for a special clothing to be worn by all the specialists and also other hospital staff. The solution had to ensure that it was also a clean environment that the operations to be conducted thus an emphasis on sanitization also.
As it is said, necessity is the mother of invention. This is the use of scrubs in order to protect both the patient and the surgeon in the theatre and around the hospital. It consists mainly of a short sleeved shirt and draw string pants and can also be worn with an overcoat or waist long jackets with no lapels.
Like any other invention, there has to be a way in which scrubs are worn or even cleaned. Scrubs, especially for surgeons in operating rooms should e the only clothes worn. There is a very strict rule when it come to the color that the scrubs have to be made in.
Many investors have taken it upon themselves to do the scrub business. being one of the main hospital attires, it makes the business very demanding. Many people have found the use of scrubs outside the hospitals to areas like prisons/