Hospital gowns leave patients vulnerable - their time's up
Most of us feel vulnerable when hospitalised, and being told to strip off and put on a pre-worn, revealing, backless gown does nothing to improve matters.
Being escorted in this attire, often through public areas of a hospital, pretty much completes the humiliation.
What you wear affects how you feel about yourself. Studies suggest that clothing affects self-esteem, and getting dressed is a process of self-expression.