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Article: Do I Need A Scrub Cap If I'm Bald?

Do I Need A Scrub Cap If I'm Bald?
Scrub Caps

Do I Need A Scrub Cap If I'm Bald?

They maybe special circumstances where you are exempt from wearing a scrub cap but as a general rule we would say yes. Obviously you need to check with your trust or hospital procedures.

Scrub Caps are a type of headwear that is worn by nurses and other healthcare workers to protect their hair from getting dirty and to prevent the spread of germs. Even without hair you still have your scalp and skin that sheds.

Reducing the amount of any contamination to a patient even by reducing the dust in the air from skin cells. 

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We really are focused on providing not only the best service but collecting the most information on scrub caps and the benefits for your organisation and its patients. You can find our main article on everything you need to know about scrub caps here.

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Scrub Caps

Do Male Nurses Wear Scrub Caps?

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Scrub Caps

Can I Wear A Scrub Cap With Long Hair?

Wearing a scrub cap with long hair can be beneficial for those who have long hair and need to wear a scrub cap. Long hair can get tangled in things like masks and stethoscopes, which can lead to br...

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