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Why Green Uniforms Are Recommended In Hospital Theatres & Surgical Rooms


Green is the complimentary colour of red. It goes well with medical accessories and doesn’t shout for attention. Green, which provides a high-contrast environment, reduces eye fatigue and make bright red blood splashes less conspicuous.Also,we can find green colour as neutral even if we observe in spectrum.

Earlier the colour used was white…the combination of bright operating lights and an all-white environment led to eye strain for the surgeon and staff.

By the 1950s and 1960s, most hospitals had abandoned white and apparels were selected in favour of various shades of green.

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Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis is a communicator, Journalist, blogger, business coach and, of course, a prolific writer. He has Dip (Journalism) and B.A. (History & International Relations) from the Lagos State University (LASU). The self-effacing young man has worked for national, regional and local newspapers. He had worked with THISDAY covered community news for ISLAND NEWS and corresponded with P.M. NEWS (evening tabloid). Presently, he is the editor of CITYPULSE MEDIA and senior correspondent of PHARMANEWS, West Africa foremost health and pharmaceutical journal.


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