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What One MRSA Infection Costs Your Hospital by Dan Dunlop Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 Dec 2009 12:00am Today in my Healthy Dose e-newsletter from Modern Healthcare, they referenced a story from Reuters about the cost of a single MRSA surgical site infection. The article highlights a number of findings from a Duke University Medical Center study published in the Public Library of Science journal. Evidently Duke looked specifically at meth ... Read on »
It’s Been Over 50 Years Since the Discovery of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA): An Anniversary No One i by HealthReformWatch.com Posted Sat 01 Oct 2011 10:07pm [Ed. Note: We are pleased to welcome Tara J. Hopper to HRW. She is a candidate for a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree in Health Law here at Seton Hall Law, having  recently graduated from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, where she received her Juris Doctor with a concentration in Health La ... Read on »
Deadly Rise in Infections Resulting from Medical Care by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Fri 16 Aug 2013 10:08pm Posted on Aug. 15, 2013, 6 a.m. in Infectious Disease Person in Hospital Bed - image from Shutterstock Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are costly and deadly and becoming a nat ... Read on »
GETTING RID OF MRSA?? by ckmiletti Patient Expert Posted Sun 03 Jan 2010 7:16pm MARGIE MASON and MARTHA MENDOZA Published: Dec 30, 2009 OSLO, Norway (AP) - Aker University Hospital is a dingy place to heal. The floors are streaked and scratched. A light layer of dust coats the blood pressure monitors. A faint stench of urine and bleach wafts from a pile of soiled bedsheets dropped in a corner. Look closer, ho ... Read on »
HHS seeks comment on National Action Plan to eliminate healthcare-associated infections by Health & Human Services Posted Thu 19 Apr 2012 1:01am Partnership for Patients to accelerate progress in hospitals The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) posted online today an updated National Action Plan to eliminate healthcare-associated infections for public comment.  The update confirms progress in the effort to make healthcare safer and les ... Read on »
Silver Sol and the Successful Treatment of Hospital Acquired MRSA in Human Subjects With Serious Ongoing Infection. by SimpleSolution2HealthyAgain Posted Sun 04 Apr 2010 9:48am Gordon Pedersen, Ph.D. Abstract The patented form of Silver Sol (US Patent # 7135195) has been shown to destroy bacteria, viruses and mold in vitro and living systems (23). Staphylococcus aureus can be completely destroyed by Silver Sol in as little as two minutes and in vitro studies show it will stay dead for 28 days (24).   Rustum Roy ... Read on »
Rapid genotyping of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) using OLigonucleotide microarrays by Albin P. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 4:39pm Published by 1Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine ‘Carl Gustav Carus’, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden and 2Clondiag Chip Technologies GmbH, Jena, Germany ABSTRACT This study evaluated a DNA oligonucleotide array that recognised 38 different Staphylococcus aureus targets, including all releva ... Read on »
Rapid genotyping of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) using OLigonucleotide microarrays by Albin P. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 8:43pm Published by  1Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine ‘Carl Gustav Carus’, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden and 2Clondiag Chip Technologies GmbH, Jena, Germany ABSTRACT This study evaluated a DNA oligonucleotide array that recognised 38 different Staphylococcus aureus targets, including all releva ... Read on »
Hospital infections kill, are preventable by Louise Posted Sun 03 Jun 2012 3:10pm The images above are from a piece in the New England Journal of Medicine. The top one is the handprint of a health-care worker after examining a patient's stomach. The pink colonies are methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a virulent type of bacteria that doesn't respond to standard antibiotics. The bottom image is t ... Read on »
Health Headlines - November 30 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Vaccination Campaign Slashes Global Measles Deaths An international immunization drive has cut measles deaths in Africa by a dramatic 91 percent since 2000, according to a report released Thursday by the Measles Initiative, which includes the American Red Cross, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organizat ... Read on »