Should Doctors and Nurses Wear Pink Stethoscopes?

Should Doctors and Nurses Wear Pink Stethoscopes?

What female professionals wear at work has always been a contentious issue. Pressure on women to look attractive yet professional can conflict with expression of personality. Where do pink stethoscopes fit in? Are they too “girly”? Or “ditsy”? Or unprofessional? In my first year as a medical student I bought my first stethoscope: a Littmann Classic II in Bubblegum pink. I can’t tell you how happy I was with my new beautiful pink stethoscope. Proudly using it during clinical exercises....
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