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The important moment for washing hands

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Hand washing with soap is one of the most effective and simple ways to prevent diarrheal and respiratory diseases. For washing to be really effective, you should always use soap. If you use them properly, all soaps are equally effective in removing germs that cause disease. If you don’t have soap, you can eventually replace…

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Effective hand hygiene is the key to reducing nosocomial infections

handhygiene, cleaning

Dr. Sarah Tschudin-Sutter from the University Hospital Basel in Switzerland and colleagues tried their 15-second three-step handcuffs program in a randomized crossover trial. They recruited 20 healthy participants between the ages of 18 and 51. They are randomly assigned to four different hand rubbing techniques, including; Six-step hand hygiene 30 seconds Six-step hand hygiene 15…

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