A Study of Medical Garment Design for Puerpera Based on Ergonomic Theory

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Authors: Zhaojing LanXiaoping Hu*

Abstract: Clean and comfortable medical garment for puerpera could make them feel relax and cheerful. This study aims to identify puerpera’s needs and their concerns, in order to design the puerperal medical garment in the light of ergonomic theory. A questionnaire was prepared and given to these people, which have investigated 125 puerperas aging from 20 to 40 who are in treatment in central city hospital, as the data shows that most of the participants need functional garment, which should be in compliance with design rationales according to analysis data and in conformity with ergonomic theory. It was established that the functional medical garment for puerpera in conformity with ergonomic theory could not only promote puerpera’s entire recovery, prevent cross infection by pathogenic bacteria, but also benefit the breastfeeding and contact between mother and baby in the early stage, and make puerpera more cheerful.

Keywords: Medical garment; Ergonomic garment design; Puerpera; Clothing

DOI: 10.54941/ahfe100486

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