Identifying fit issues for the one-size-fits-all hospital patient gown: an anthropometric approach
The purpose of this study was to identify fit issues associated with the hospital patient gown in order to facilitate a better fit and comfort of the hospital patient gown to as many potential patients as possible. To address the research questions, this study adopted a multi-dimensional fit and comfort evaluation protocol that consisted of a survey, 3D body scanning, scenario activities, and exit interview. Eighty-five participants (47 males and 38 females) participated in this study. The exploration of the fit and comfort of the hospital patient gown across gender, diverse age, and different ...
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