Why do nurses wear scrubs?

Answer Nurses wear scrubs for two main reasons: most importantly, to maintain the hypo-allergenic atmosphere in the hospital, and also to help differentiate them from the patients or any other hospital gu... Read More »

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What color scrubs do nurses wear?

The color scrubs nurses are required to wear vary depending on where they work. Some are still required to wear solid white, while others have the option and do wear a variety of colors and pattern... Read More »

Do ICU nurses always wear blue scrubs?

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurses do not always wear blue scrubs, though most hospitals have adopted a steel-green or shade of blue for the scrubs of their ICU nurses. However, there is no standard ... Read More »

Why do the surgeons on 'Scrubs' wear green scrubs and the doctors blue?

Why do doctors wear scrubs?

For many years, members of the medical profession, mostly those other than doctors, have worn scrubs, usually in green or blue. The uniform is named after the process that surgeons and medical prof... Read More »