Medicine: Sexy in Surgery

TO relieve the sterile monotony of nurses' uniforms, Fashion Designer Pierre Cardin recently unveiled three new creations at a London showing. Two of his designs—nunlike wimples with white maxidresses —were harmless affairs that might make ward nurses look functional if not fashionable. But the third—a pastel green body stocking with a white miniskirt—was obviously designed only for the most nubile nurses, and brought howls of amused indignation from hospital personnel. "The patients will probably collapse at the sight of a big nurse going wobble, wobble down the wards in one of those," said Patricia Ward of the United Nurses Association. Nor...

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