Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Siddha system Emphasised physicians dress code as white very long back

In Siddha ethics as mentioned by Theraiyar in Thiala varka Churukkam, regarding Physicians dress code,

White is the dress preferred and blue,red and dresses with designs are un acceptable.If we take Theraiyar period as 14-15 th century , this concept came into existence in western medicine only in late 19 century .Read the link below regarding historical background of medical coats.

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