With rising rate of MRSA comes need for education

January 2008
Patient Education Management;Jan2008, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p7
Academic Journal
The article reports on the need for education among home care staff members about methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.


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