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Posted in Infections, Uncategorized, tagged 20 seconds, animal waste, antibacterial soap, before and after preparing food, between fingers, blowing nose, caring for sick person, contact lenses, diaper, dorsum of hands, dressing wound, faucet, fingernails, foam soap, hand washing, Influenza A h1n1, liquid soap, palms of hands, paper towels, poultry, raw meat, rinse with water, sneezing, swine flu, thumbs on May 12, 2009 | Leave a Comment »
Handwashing is the single most important measure to prevent the spread of infections, including colds and flu. Photograph Courtesy of Amaya1991.
20 seconds hand washing is recommended to remove germs. Should you use regular or antibacterial soap? Depends on what kinds of germs you are trying to remove.
Last edited May 4, 2010 by Dr. Vee
Posted in Infections, tagged bacteria, BBC News, clostridium difficile, germs, hand washing, methicillin resistant staph aureus, missed areas, soap, swine flu, vancomycin resistant enterococcus, viruses on May 3, 2009 | Leave a Comment »
Posted in Infections, tagged back of hands, bacteria, commonly missed areas during handwashing, East Devon.gov.UK, fingernails, hand washing, handwashing diagram, handwashing teniques, influenza, palm to palm, prevention, six stages, six steps of handwashing, swine flu, viruses, web spaces between fingers on May 3, 2009 | 1 Comment »
Regular soap VS. Antibacterial soap? Which one should you use? Check out, Is it a Wash?
Last updated May 4, 2010 by Dr. Vee