- MRSA comes home with more patients, primarily with multiple hospitalizations. // Hospital Home Health;Nov2009, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p121
The article reports on a new study which shows that almost 13% of patients being released from hospitals to home health care have methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA) infection. INSET: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY.
- Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Predictors of 30-Day Mortality in a Large Cohort. Mylotte, Joseph M.; Tayara, Ammar // Clinical Infectious Diseases;11/1/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p1170
Presents a study on a large cohort of patients with staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Information on SAB; Risk factors for mortality among patients with SAB; Reason for the difference in the findings regarding predictors of mortality related to SAB in various studies.
- Vancomycin MIC may not affect mortality. // Reactions Weekly;Nov2014, Vol. 1525 Issue 1, p12
The article reports on the meta-analysis and systematic review published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association" (JAMA) which found that the death risk of patients with Staphylococcus (S) aureus bacteraemia may not be affected by vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC).
- Annular abscess leading to free wall rupture. Ahlsson, Anders; Sandin, Mathias; Souza, Domingos // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Feb2014, Vol. 45 Issue 2, pe39
Photographs showing the autopsy findings of large abscesses in the atrioventricular groove of a 69-year old lady with a prior graft replacement of the ascending aorta found with a Staphylococcus aureus graft infection and mitral valve endocarditis are presented.
- CA-MRSA Emergency room study SHOWS UBIQUITOUS PRESENCE. Roehr, Bob // Dermatology Times;Oct2006, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p18
The article reports on the emergency room study conducted by the EMERGEncy ID NET Study Group in the U.S. regarding the community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), the most common cause of infections in the skin and soft tissue. The results showed that the 74% of MRSA...
- Intervention improved S. aureus bacteremia-related mortality. Cox, Amber; Shafer, Emily; Zacharyczuk, Colleen // Infectious Disease News;Sep2013, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p60
The article discusses the benefits of written protocols emphasizing quality-of-care indicators for patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia, which according to a Spanish research resulted in increased care and decreased mortality due to boosted compliance with follow-up blood cultures,...
- STUDYING OF MRSA AT HOSPITAL UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA. Kassab, Sawsan; Syed Sulaiman, Syed Azhar // Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences;Jan2007 Supplement, Vol. 14, p141
Introduction: MRSA: is a common illness and potentially life threatening, especially in older adults and those with co-morbid disease. Methodology: The study was retrospective based on the records of 200 patients from January 2004 till December 2005. Convenience sampling technique was followed....
- commentary. Orr, Robert D. // Hastings Center Report;Nov2007, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p15
The author comments on the case of a thirteen-year-old girl from a Jehovah's Witness family who was admitted to the hospital for an infected knee joint caused by Staphylococcus aureus, and who refused to receive blood products because of her religion's position on the issue. He believes that the...
- commentary. Craig, Debra // Hastings Center Report;Nov2007, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p16
The author comments on the case of a thirteen-year-old girl from a Jehovah's Witness family who was admitted to the hospital for an infected knee joint caused by Staphylococcus aureus and who refused to receive blood products because of her religion's position on the issue. She believes that...