Multi-colored Uniforms Improve Perceptions Of Hospital Nurses Among Children And Parents

Friday, April 3, 2009 - 15:28 in Psychology & Sociology

Putting hospital nurses in brightly colored, unconventional uniforms makes children more comfortable and parents more confident, according to a study of 112 children. The children were more likely to use positive words about the nurses after the introduction of the new uniforms, and the parents also awarded the nurses higher marks when it came to issues like reassurance.

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