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What Healthcare Professionals Should Never (Ever!) Wear

Kayla Baxter, Anna Hennings, and Alice Handley

Long Fingernails

Why not?

Although some may like their nails long, there is definitely a limit to how far you can go in a professional environment. Nails should never impede your ability to accomplish tasks and really should never be so long that dirt can collect underneath them – making them ultra-unsafe for anyone working with ill patients. Keep ’em short and sweet.

Try me instead:

A manicure (for men, especially!) at home, if you’re on a tight budget.

The Exception

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