Scrubs are the garments that doctors, medical doctors, that is, nursing sisters, nurses, and all their assistants, as well as laboratory technicians, will be wearing during the course of their practices. Due to the sensitive nature of their work, these high end scrubs have to have one enduring quality. They need to be strong and sturdy. To this end, these garments, lab coats, jackets, trousers or pants, are made from strong cotton fibers, amongst others.
Laboratory technicians are not only employed within the health services sector. They are servicing other important sectors such as the food services. You could sit down and list all the other businesses that would have a need for lab work. Nevertheless, all these professionals are handling highly sensitive materials which need to be safeguarded from disease and bacteria. Medical practitioners also need to protect their patients. Hence the need for these strong and sturdy coats, jackets and trousers.
You will have noticed from watching TV shows, if you were that observant, that the moment medical practitioners have completed their stint in the surgical theater, they will have discarded their garments, including head coverings, straight into the wash. Commercial laundry attendants would then proceed to give these garments the industrious wash it needed. Certainly, there would be blood stains and others, all rife with potential disease and infections.
And in some sensitive cases, these garments would have to be tossed into an incinerator, burnt up and never to be worn again. All good in knowing that patients and customers are well-protected through this form of vigilance. Medical practitioners in direct contact with patients should also safeguard their emotions. To this end, they can wear brightly colored and picture friendly scrubs that help to bring cheer to their distressed patients.