That was one of the first exclamations raised on first hearing the noun. ‘I have no idea what tall scrubs pants are’. Well, it’s not an expression that you would normally hear very often every day. This short little note tells it like it is. Doctors and their nursing staff may already be quite familiar with scrubs pants. After all, they will be wearing them most of the time during their long hospital shifts. Patients wear them too, sometimes.
Usually they are equipped with gowns to allow for diagnostic or surgical procedures to proceed with ease. You could, however, picture this romantic scene. You should have seen it by now many times in the movies. A girl has just had her new born baby. While she is soundly asleep in her private ward, her new bundle of joy is left to fend for itself in a tiny cot amongst dozens of others sized just like it. And all the while, her excited father is watching gleefully from a window.
He’s wearing a cap, not unlike those you see guys baking rolls wear. He’s also got a scrubs top and bottom on. In the movies, these medical outfits were usually seen in nauseating green colors. But not anymore. Tall, short, medium, todays scrubs come in a variety of different colors. And the brighter the better, all in the interests of cheering the patients up during traumatic events that they really have no control over.
Scrubs are manufactured with strong fibers such as cotton. They are designed for the wear and tear of surgical procedures as well as for comfort. Most importantly, all in the hospital environment, even cleaners, need to wear these in order to prevent the possibility of germs and infections.