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White Coats – Symbols of purity and cleanliness - or germ magnets?

Posted by DebMed on Jan 28, 2016 9:30:00 AM

The White Coat – the requisite physician uniform.  A rite of passage upon graduation from medical school and daily “uniform” of choice for many physicians in the years that follow. The white coat is the symbol for this revered profession but can also be a hotbed for deadly infections that can spread from patient to patient. 

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Topics: germs, White Coat

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