How to “Go Green” With Patient Gowns

September 8, 2010

I have started asking my female patients to bring their own bathrobes for well-woman examinations.

I have started asking my female patients to bring their own bathrobes for well-woman examinations. This saves money on paper gowns and reduces waste. In addition, patients seem to be more comfortable and relaxed during the exam when they wear their own robe.

-- Tanya Gold, MD Tampa, Fla

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