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PL CNO (2007)7: National confidential study of deaths following meticillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am This report describes a small sample enquiry into MRSA related deaths. In the main phase of the study, 15 of the 38 deaths examined were in with kidney failure. Four of the 7 case studies had kidney failure. A number of key points were identified including the association with significant co-morbidities, use of indwelling invasive devices and con ... Read on »
Death of teen may help inspire national law with MRSA – Why Not Inspire National Technology Too? by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 5:31pm The law requiring screening of patients for MRSA is a good idea, but only half the battle.  Not too long ago I wrote about a technology solution so I guess the paradigms of incorporating technology into healthcare are still so very slow to be adopted.  This technology gets everyone to “wash” their hands. So the solution in my opinion needs mo ... 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 »
The Therapeutic Value of Essential Oils with dementia patients, MRSA by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Jul 2013 12:00am Three Ways to Use Essential Oils: 1)  Aromatherapy and Aromatic Use 2) Aromatherapy and Topical Use 3) Aromatherapy and Internal Use Essential Oils and MRSA Essential oils usually used in aromatherapy have been found to kill the deadly MRSA bacteria according to research carried out at  T ... 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 »
Study: Deadly stomach bug more common than thought by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 11 Nov 2008 9:02pm A nasty, sometimes deadly stomach bug is at least six times more common than was thought, researchers said Tuesday, based on a survey of hundreds of U.S. hospitals. The germ, Clostridium difficile, is resistant to some antibiotics and has become a regular menace in hospitals and nursing homes. Doctors say it plays a role in hundreds of thousan ... 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 »
seniors and infections by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:16am The more I read, the more relieved I am that my parents were no in a hospital. What with Clostridium difficile Associated Disease ( C. Difficile),a deadly form of infectious diarrhea, on the loose, if you excuse the pun. Transferred from bowel movements to hands and surfaces is can be fatal to thos without strong immune systems. A Scarborough hos ... Read on »
Deadly MRSA Strain by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Abstracts presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) outlined information about a deadly infection caused by MRSA. Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a bacteria that has developed resistance to antibiotics commonly used to treat staphylococcus. An even more deadly strain of MRSA h ... Read on »