Hospital gowns leave patients vulnerable – their time’s up

More humanising and dignified options must be explored, say researchers
Dr Liza Morton Dr Emmanouil Georgiadis Dr Nicola Cogan (PhD)

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.