Hand Washing

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Abstract:

This four-page illustrated handout educates people about hand washing to protect themselves and others from illness. It explains that the cleaning of hands must be practiced by patients, caregivers, hospital visitors, and family members before and after contact, even if gloves are worn. It provides step-by-step instructions with accompanying illustrations that show people how to carefully wash and dry their hands. The document includes guidance on use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Hand disinfection, Hand sanitizers, Hygiene
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2011
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