Do Alcohol Hand Cleansers Work? Video

Steve Shelov MD DrMDK.com
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Male: Alcohol can wash things. Are they okay? Dr. Shelov: They are absolutely okay and they are very convenient and they can have dispensers all over the place and you don’t need very much and they actually make your hands feel pretty good. Many of them come with things that soften your hands a little bit. And they are very effective as a cleaner but washing your hands with soap and water is also good. So, whatever you have, just be compulsive about sticking to the routine. Wash your hands before and after every patient contact.

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