What is an OT Dress?
Operation theatre dress is a type of sterile clothing that is worn by surgeons, nurses, physicians, and other personnel involved in inpatient care in hospitals.
Who needs an OT Dress?
Initially, they were intended to be worn only by the surgeons before surgery. But nowadays they are worn by almost all the hospital personnel.
This dress worn in the operation theatre protects the healthcare workers to come in contact with any infectious agents or any bodily fluids. It keeps the surgeon away from the splashing of such fluids directly onto him or her.
The operation theatre dress is also known as a medical uniform or scrubs. They are designed in such a way so that the surgeons can carry out the surgeries in a hassle-free way.
Make of an OT Dress
These sterile scrubs or OT dresses consist of a half-sleeve shirt and a pant and are unisexual. One can get an OT dress customized for a proper fit.
The sterile OT dress is made of pure cotton or pure polyester. They are easy to wear and can be laundered. They are also available in many colours and sizes. They can also be customized as per the hospital requirement. The OT dresses are economic and can be replaced when required.
The OT dress is provided by the hospitals to the surgeons and hence there can be laundering and sterility issues so there is some disposable OT dress available.
OT dress once used should be immediately laundered to remove any stains or splashes if any and if not then simply after use it should be laundered and sterilized.
Benefits of an OT Dress
The most important benefits of OT dress are that; it is available in attractive colours, sizes, has a unique pattern, most easy and comfortable to wear, easy to wash as the material is shrink resistant and colour fastened.
Where to buy an OT Dress?
OT dresses are available in Hyderabad at:
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 1)
Address: H.No 1-100, G2, Hitech City main road, Opposite Indian Oil Petrol Pump, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081.
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 2)
Address: Nizampet X road, Near Sri Holistic Hospital, Behind Vasireddy Swagruha Foods, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072.