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gown

(goun)
n.
A robe or smock worn in operating rooms and other parts of hospitals as a guard against contamination.
tr.v. gowned, gowning, gowns
To clothe (oneself or another) with a gown.
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gown

Graduate education The black sari worn during graduation from an educational experience Infectious control A cloth, paper, or synthetic garment which covers the body to a greater–from the wrists and neck northward to the knees or below, southward–surgical gowns, or lesser–from upper arms and neck to mid-thigh for Pt gowns–degree. See Personal protection garment.
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One selection bias issue involves those patients randomly assigned to gowning status who refused to be gowned. These individuals may have clearly held negative attitudes toward gowning practices that went unmeasured.