Study outlines lessons from programs that fight MRSA infections

08/14/2011 | Nurse.com

A study in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology shares lessons from six intensive care units that implemented programs to reduce methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. The study stresses the importance of engagement from front-line staff and support from top management as well as the use of problem-solving tools and a commitment to data collection. "We hope that this study will help hospitals realize that change implementation is both a unique and universal activity," said investigator Catherine Amber Welsh.

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