Protocols, equipment prevent spread of MRSA

November 2009
Hospice Management Advisor;Nov2009, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p129
The article discusses how health care providers are preventing the spread of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) such as methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the U.S. Judie Truelsen, interim co-director of the Northwest Community Home Care, explains that employees at the agency are following specific infection protocols to prevent the transmission of MRSA. Registered nurse Marcia R. Patrick emphasizes the importance of examining both standard and contact precautions.


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