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SARS changed medical dress code

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 16 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1450
  1. Peter K K Au-Yeung, specialist anaesthetist (
  1. Yan Chai Hospital, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong

    EDITOR—I used to subscribe to the view of Rushton's lecturer in that doctors should appear like the upright members of society they are supposed to be.1 The “scrub uniform” worn by American doctors as seen on television in American medical drama series such as ER did not seem appropriate. A jacket and …

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