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(1) The doctor’s ‘robe’
(2) A popular term for any health care professional who, in performing his or her duties, dons a white coat

white coat

1. A popular term for any health care professional who, in performing his/her duties, dons a white coat.
2. The physician's robe.
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Despite the earlier circulars which determine where lab coats should be worn, doctors and medical students are not abiding by the rule.
They should never wear or take any contaminated items home, If contamination of street clothing is expected, scrubs or a lab coat is mandatory.
Cotton lab coats would have a spray rating of zero.
Q We recently discovered that one of the phlebotomists in the lab has routinely borrowed one of our pathologist's lab coats and has worn it on the floor when she was drawing blood.
Although OSHA does not mandate or even recommend any particular brand of lab coat, the directive makes reference to the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and its requirements for fabric used in PPE.
Three out of four laboratorians (76%) always remove their lab coat when going to the employee lounge, 15% usually remove it, 6% occasionally remove it, and 3% never bother.
To them I emphasize the proper use of protective garments such as the lab coat. While no laboratorian is expected to buy expensive designer garments, certain attire is best reserved for wearing at home.
Some lucky volunteers popped on a lab coat and safety goggles to become her assistants for the morning, experimenting and discussing our observations.
The first daughter donned a lab coat, latex gloves and safety goggles and reportedly tested the nicotine contents of "vape juice," when the awkward photo was snapped.
As women in science, depiction of a woman with a good portion of her bra showing while she's wearing a lab coat is offensive.
Many international studies have shown that medical uniforms can be a source of germ transmission known as "Lab coat transmissible diseases".
According to a law enforcement official, the shooter was wearing a lab coat and had the rifle concealed inside it.