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Are YOU getting naked?

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 12 April 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:s129
  1. Karen Hebert, F2 doctor
  1. 1Bristol


A sign adorning the door of an NHS clinical investigation unit reads, “Are you NAKED below the elbows? Do not enter if you are not.” This is one of the most obvious results of the Department of Health’s Bare Below the Elbows campaign. Karen Hebert investigates nakedness, loss of watches, and the impact on professional appearance

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