High mortality from MRSA contracted outside hospital

July 2008
Nursing Standard;7/9/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 44, p16
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the Canadian research about the diagnosis of community-acquired meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The study aims to examine the magnitude of mortality reported to the outbreak of MRSA infections. The study uses the data from the 2001-2004 outbreak of MRSA. The research includes 1,439 patients named with MRSA and 14, 090 patients with no MRSA infections. It is inferred that MRSA highly occurs in men and the patients may die.


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