Mrsa and mssa mna nov 12 2010

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  • Cost saving measure in 2002 was to outsource EVS We worked with each department to write all the equipment that needed to be cleaned, how often and with what type of
  • We conducted another anonymous surveillance culture study in Feb 2006 – 133 spine patients noses were cultured in the OR 29% grew out Staph aureus and 4% were positive for MRSA – which was undiagnosed and therefore surgical prophylaxis with Vancomycin was not administered and no precautions were used in the OR, PACU or nursing units. These patients may also Have been discharged to a rehab facility with no flagging for precautions.
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