TITLE

Hand hygiene: A simple way to stem the tide of MRSA

AUTHOR(S)
Fairclough, Sarah
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Nursing & Residential Care;Dec2005, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p554
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the development of prevention measures against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among patients in hospitals and nursing home residents in Great Britain. Various factors contributed to the increase in MRSA infections in the country. The importance of improving hand hygiene practices in preventing spreading the disease is stressed.
ACCESSION #
19459779

 

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