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Manager's Guide to Patient Skin Preparation - February 2014

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Page 17 H A N D H Y G I E N E Janet P Haas, RN, DNSc, CIC New York, N.Y. Why Scrub When You Can Rub? ************************ THERE'S THE RUB Surgical staff have shown preferences based on a hand hygiene product's ease of use, consistency, fragrance and dispensing system. ************************ An evidence-based comparison provides answers to your stocking questions. The hand hygiene process is not without a debate over methods: namely, water-aided brush scrubs versus alcohol-based hand rubs. The chief question you face when deciding which to

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