TITLE

NS South Shore health authority slashes incidence of MRSA

AUTHOR(S)
Moulton, Donalee
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/30/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 3, p309
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the reduction in the incidences of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by promoting cleanliness among health care providers,that was achieved by the South Shore Health in Nova Scotia. The health authority had formed a special task force which targets front line medical staff to control the infection rate. An overview of the media campaign discussing isolation procedures for patients and their families is discussed.
ACCESSION #
23761137

 

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