[Does a physician's apron protect against nosocomial infection?]

Ginekol Pol. 1996 Jun;67(6):309-12.
[Article in Polish]


A view on the role of doctors coats in spreading and preventing nosocomial infections has been presented. Although traditionally a big attention is put on wearing white coats by ward staff, in many instances it's protective effect is overestimated, while other factors may be of importance.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cross Infection / prevention & control
  • Cross Infection / transmission*
  • Environmental Exposure*
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Humans
  • Infectious Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient*
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Physicians*
  • Protective Clothing*