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NY Mulls Physician 'Dress Code Council' Bill

A bill in the New York State Legislature would establish a hygienic dress code council to advise on whether banning certain clothing and accessories in healthcare settings could prevent infections.

1 comments on "NY Mulls Physician 'Dress Code Council' Bill"
Bernard Emkes MD (5/25/2011 at 10:31 AM)

Seriously - we really need a legislative action to get this done. If the data are clear, and doctors and nurses are simply presented the data in a logical and irrefutable way, most if not all will voluntarily comply. I still believe that no reputable doctor or nurse would want to knowingly harm a patient. But to legislate? Come on.