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Receive seasonal influenza vaccination for personal protection; Wash hands with liquid soap and water properly whenever possibly contaminated; When hands are not visibly soiled, clean them with 70 to 80 per cent alcohol-based handrub
; Cover the nose and mouth when sneezing or coughing, and wash hands thoroughly afterwards;
For example, the introduction of alcohol-based handrub
by health care workers in a hospital in central India gave a complete reduction in the bacterial flora in the hands.
anopheles; and finally after hand hygiene using alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) (70% vol/vol ethanol and 0.5% wt/vol chlorhexidine gluconate; Microshield Handrub
improves compliance with hand hygiene in intensive care units.
You can use alcohol-based handrub
if you don't have immediate access to soap and water.
Such materials include sinks, clean running water, 500 mL wall-mounted dispensers for alcohol-based handrub
, liquid soap, printed material, reminders in the workplace, e.g., posters, educational tools (leaflets, brochures, handouts of hand hygiene training slides, etc.), and advocacy documents for senior managers/administrators such as evaluation tools (e.g., ward infrastructure survey, hand hygiene observation).
The HH type was either a positive action by performing handrub
or handwash, or a negative action by missing handrub
Hand hygiene is a compliance of cleansing hands using soap and water or using antiseptic handrub
for removal of transient microorganisms from hands in a way keeping the skin condition.
It has become common for optometrists to carry antibacterial handrub
on them, be it within practice or on a domiciliary visit.
Regarding the most effective measures to improve the Hh include the formation of HCW, receive regular feedback on how to make the Hh and that a alcohol-based handrub
is present at each point of care.
Ensuring health-care workers have access to alcohol-based handrub
at the point of patient care;