Lavado apropiado de las manos

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Los pasos para el lavado apropiado de las manos abarcan:

  • Quitarse cualquier joya.
  • Sostener las manos apuntando hacia abajo por debajo del agua caliente durante 15 a 30 segundos.
  • Limpiar por debajo de las uñas.
  • Enjuagar bien.
  • Secar con una toalla limpia.

El lavado apropiado de las manos es la mejor forma de evitar la propagación de gérmenes para ayudar a prevenir infección.

Lavado apropiado de las manos

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  • Last reviewed on 6/27/2010
  • Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, General Surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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