MRSA in intensive care
Alan T Platt Charge Nurse, Intensive Care, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is becoming more prevalent, particularly in intensive care settings. To prevent its transmission, all patients should undergo the same infection control procedures that they would if they carried the infection. Continuing education programmes can help to increase awareness among hospital staff.
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