AIIMS Bhubaneswar celebrates World Hand Hygiene Day

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Pallavi Pathak
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Updated on May 6, 2022 11:59 IST

While the world has understood the significance of maintaining good hand hygiene during the Covid-19 pandemic, AIIMS Bhubaneswar has celebrated World Hand Hygiene Day.

AIIMS Bhubaneswar celebrates World Hand Hygiene Day

Maintaining good hand hygiene is one of the preventive ways to keep the coronavirus at bay. When the world is battling the new variants of the Covid-19 virus, AIIMS Bhubaneswar has observed World Hand Hygiene Day.

AIIMS Bhubaneswar's tweet reads, "World Hand Hygiene Day celebrated @AIIMSBhubaneswr. MS Dr Sachidananda Mohanty led the event wid d members of Hospital Infection Control Committee & AIIMS Bhubaneswar Quality Council.Faculty members,nursing officers,senior officials,sanitary staffs & public attended d event."


AIIMS Bhubaneswar hospital infection control committee, faculty members, nursing officers, the general public, senior officials of the hospital and sanitary staff attended the event. Bijayini Behera, Infection Control Officer addressed the gathering on the significance of hand hygiene in infection prevention and control.

AIIMS Bhubaneswar replants completely separate thumb

Recently, AIIMS Bhubaneswar successfully conducted the replantation surgery of a completely amputated left thumb for a duration of 10 hours. The patient was reportedly doing fine after his discharge from the hospital.

The surgery was headed by Professor Sanjay Giri. He said, "After surgery, blood circulation in the joint thumb has started. It means the replantation process has been successful. Gradually the thumb will start functioning with the help of physiotherapy and other precautions," as reported by TOI.

"When such incidents take place, the amputated part has to be wrapped with a gauge piece or cloth piece and the same has to be kept in a polythene bag. Then the polythene bag should be kept properly in an ice chamber. The separated part should not be exposed directly to ice," he added.

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