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For decades, the skull cap has been the surgical cap of choice for many surgeons across the country.  Recently, hospitals have begun banning the use of skull caps in favor of the bouffant hat out of concern for infections and patient safety.  Many surgeons are outraged by the thought of wearing an alternative head covering.  Below you will find a detailed anatomical description of the different surgical caps in question.

The Bouffant

surgical bouffant

The Skull Cap

surgical skull cap

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Dr. Glaucomflecken
Following a successful career as a doctor impersonator, Dr. Glaucomflecken decided to attend a real, accredited medical school and residency program. Now he spends his time treating eyeballs, occasionally forgetting that they belong to an actual human body. Dr. Glaucomflecken specializes in knowing where to look when talking to somebody with a lazy eye. He started writing for GomerBlog after being told to “publish or perish.” Follow me on Twitter @DGlaucomflecken