Quote from stevielynn
shoes are probably one of the most dirty parts of what we wear everyday.
although i don't see the difference between crocs and running shoes.
completely agree about shoes being dirty (though i get the above point about the name tags
thing is, all shoes get dirty. crocs (and others like them) are sooooo easy to clean. the same disinfectant cloths, or dispatch (spray bleach) on a rag will clean them easily. nikes are harder to clean.
i used to have daskos, and i really loved them. but they were suede, and i couldn't get them clean. mine were navy, and there were places where i could see old, dried blood. yuck.
i do agree, though, that the crocs with the holes on the top shouldn't be worn in acute care. the shoes may be easy to clean if blood gets on them, but the socks underneath arn't. not only that, but the socks don't provide much of a barrier between blood (or whatever) and skin. i used to have the crocs that only had the side vents, and the only problem i had was with puddles when it rained. now they have crocs without any holes, and i like them much better. they are harder to find, though.