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  • Remove jewellery
  • Use soap, brush, running water to clean thoroughly around nails
  • Scrub hands, arms up to elbows
  • After scrubbing, hold up arms to allow water to drip off elbows
  • Turn off tap with elbow

After scrubbing hands:

  • Dry with sterile towel, make sure towel does not become contaminated
  • Hold hands, forearms away from body and higher than elbows until putting on sterile gown and gloves
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