DHCWDental Health Care Worker
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DHCWs must also protect themselves by recognizing pitfalls such as irritants or allergies that may pose obstacles to proper hand hygiene.
11 Since DHCW are an important part of tobacco cessation team, it is essential that their knowl-edge, attitudes and trends towards tobacco use be known.
If the DHCW sees a breakdown of his or her skin barrier, steps should be taken to determine the cause and remedy: Remedies can include the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers containing emollients and moisturizers and regular use of a medical grade hand lotion.