Color-coded scrubs used to distinguish nurses

02/9/2009 | Dayton Daily News (Ohio)

Nurses at Miami Valley Hospital in Ohio have a new dress code requiring them to wear navy and white scrubs. The idea came from Deborah Minton's master's thesis, which included a study that found color-coded scrubs improved patient and nurse satisfaction 3% to 8%. Color-coded scrubs also can help nurses visually ID colleagues and other staff during an emergency situation.

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