Importance of Medical Undergarments
We encourage all medical facilities
to always have medical undergarments available for patients.
As proof of its value, check out this recently published study
in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery on
COVR Medical undergarments
Anxiety and Improving Patient Satisfaction with Medical Undergarments
During Surgery) and note the following:
- The purpose of this randomized, blinded,
clinical trial (Level 1 Evidence - the highest standard of
scientific study formats) was to measure exposure-related
stress and/or anxiety in surgery patients and to determine
if hospital garment selection impacts patient perception,
satisfaction, loyalty and referral of the facility.
The findings were:
- The majority of patients
agreed or strongly agreed that protecting their personal modesty
is important when undergoing a medical procedure.
- Exposure-related stress
and anxiety are real phenomena experienced by a substantial
percentage of surgical patients.
In addition, the clinical trial
data validated the positive economic impact of offering COVR
Medical garments as:
- A significantly higher number of patients
in the Undergarment Group (provided with a COVR undergarment
in addition to their gown) agreed or strongly agreed that
the garments provided by the hospital met their expectation
for protecting their privacy. This group also scored a significantly
higher level of Patient Satisfaction.
- The Undergarment Group, at a rate
3 times higher, agreed or strongly agreed that the
garments provided by a hospital would influence their:
- Choice of hospital and
- Decision to recommend a hospital to family