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Do you know why Green colour is so commonly used in hospitals?(see details)

Do you know why Green colour is so commonly used in hospitals??

Green is the complimentary colour of red. It goes well with medical accessories and doesn't shout for attention. Green, which provides a high-contrast environment, reduces eye fatigue and make bright red blood splashes less conspicuous.Also,we can find green colour as neutral albeit we observe in spectrum.(Earlier the colour used was white...the combination of bright operating lights and an all-white environment led to eyestrain for the surgeon and staff. By the 1950s and 1960s, most hospitals had abandoned white and apparels were selected in favor of varied reminder green)

Also Green used to be the colour of medicine. Why, how and when did this happen? While researching the history of a radiotherapy machine made within the 1950s by nuclear energy of Canada Ltd., I became interested by the origins of its soothing green metallic colour, which is additionally utilized in numerous other medical apparatus, furniture, clothing and catalogues in our collection that go back roughly 1950 to 1975. The Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, Ontario, is displaying alittle portion of those artifacts in its exhibit, Colour of drugs (until April 2010), to spotlight this conspicuous, yet neglected, dimension of medical history

. Using colour theory, he developed a “spinach green” environment, because the colour complement to hemoglobin red and created a completely green operating room , complete with green walls, floors, sheets and towels. He discovered that his eyes could rest on the small print and texture of the wound without competing with “extraneous light.”1 Several other surgeons followed this direction within the 1910s and 1920s. furniture, clothing and catalogues in our collection that go back roughly 1950 to 1975. The Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, Ontario, is displaying a little portion of those artifacts in its exhibit, Colour of drugs (until April 2010), to spotlight this conspicuous, yet neglected, dimension of medical history

. Using colour theory, he developed a “spinach green” environment, because the colour complement to hemoglobin red and created a completely green operating room ,

complete with green walls, floors, sheets and towels. He discovered that his eyes could rest on the small print and texture of the wound without competing with “extraneous light.”1 Several other surgeons followed this direction within the 1910s and 1920s and till date

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