In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series with Dr. Vincent DeLeo, Dr. Eric W. Hossler discusses the effects of provider attire in the clinical dermatology setting. He outlines the results from a recent study he and his colleagues conducted evaluating perceived care and patient satisfaction scores at an outpatient dermatology clinic before and after switching from formal provider attire (eg, white coats) to fitted scrubs. He also explains how provider attire impacts the transmission of microorganisms and infection risk in the clinical setting.
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