Proper Use of Alcohol-based Handrub

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Proper Use of Alcohol-based Handrub

  1. Remove rings, wrist-watch, and bracelets before cleaning hands
  2. Ensure your hands do not have any visible dirt
  3. Take adequate alcohol-based handrub with a cupped hand, say around 3 to 5 ml
  4. Follow the seven steps hand hygiene technique. Repeat each step for at least 5 times, covering all surfaces
  5. Rub hands palm to palm
  6. Right palm over dorsum of left hand with interlaced fingers and vice versa
  7. Palm to palm with fingers interlaced
  8. Back of fingers to opposing palms with fingers interlocked
  9. Rotational rubbing of left thumb clasped in right palm and vice versa
  10. Rotational rubbing, backwards and forwards with clasped fingers of right hand in left palm and vice versa
  11. Rotational rubbing of left and right wrists
  12. The entire procedure takes about 20 to 30 seconds
  13. The procedure is completed once your hands are dry

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