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Proper hand hygiene is the first line of defense against healthcare associated infections. Hu-Friedy Hand Essentials’ full line of hand care products are effective and designed for frequent use, protecting you during every glove change, disinfecting hand wash, and day-ending skin routine. All products are non irritating and tested to be Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) and latex glove compatible. Cost effective and dermatologically tested, Hand Essentials is the perfect choice for care and program compliance for proper hand hygiene in your office.
Poor skin condition often prevents clinicians from adequately washing their hands. Having chapped, red, irritated, or cracked hands is a barrier to hand hygiene compliance. A recommended solution is the use of a therapeutic cream to restore the skin’s natural moisture barrier while delivering necessary nutrients to the skin.
Alcohol-based hand rubs are a gold standard approach to hand hygiene in order to combat healthcare-associated infections. They reliably kill or inactivate pathogens on hands more quickly than hand washing and they are less damaging to skin than soap and water, resulting in less dryness and irritation.
Hand washing is the single most important measure health care personnel can take to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases in health care settings. Hand washing with soap and water should take place when hands are visibly dirty or contaminated with infectious material, before and after eating and after using the restroom.