from Medscape.Nurses show how fashion influenced their caps. Hair became shorter and caps became smaller. No longer covering the hair, caps were symbolic rather than practical, representing purity, trust, and devotion to a noble profession.
Plate Enlisted woman in the hospital duty uniform pantsuit authorized m 1975 as an optional purchase item-it later became an item of issue. Women officers in the Army Medical Department also wore this uniform on duty in medical care facilities.