TITLE

Protocols, equipment prevent spread of MRSA

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Nov2009, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p129
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
45576519

 

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