ISSUES IN NURSING: White uniforms: Making a comeback or all washed up?

February 2006 
Volume 36  Number 2
Pages 43 - 43
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THE ALL-WHITE UNIFORM, once an unmistakable symbol of nursing, has gone the way of nursing caps in many facilities. But in others, whites are making a comeback, embraced by nurses and patients alike as a symbol of crisp professionalism.

Do you welcome the return of white nursing uniforms, or do you think they're impractical relics that should stay in mothballs? Consider the views of some of your colleagues below, then tell us what you think (see the contact information below). We'll share your opinions in a future issue.

White, with a splash of color

Although the hospital where I work has decided ...

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