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Commentary
Legislation/Regulation
Organizational Policy/Guidelines

Healthcare personnel attire in non–operating-room settings.

Bearman G, Bryant K; Leekha S; Mayer J; Munoz-Price LS; Murthy R; Palmore T; Rupp ME; White J.

This guidance examined literature and hospital policies around how health care staff clothing can contribute to health care–associated infections (HAIs). The investigators reveal patients' and health care workers' perceptions regarding clinician attire and recommend research to improve understanding about its potential to spread pathogens.