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Doctors Are Like Cops, Dangerous

Jack D. Douglas writes: This is a good study of the soaring rate of dangerous MRSA infection from hospital stays by academic hospital insiders who used their inside knowledge of the U. of Chicago hospital and three others to correct for the massive 30 … See all stories on this topic » The Market Oracle Continue reading

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Academic hospitals see more MRSA infections

Hospital admissions for any MRSA infection went from about 21 out of every 1000 hospitalized patients in 2003 to about 42 out of every 1000 in 2008, or roughly 1 in 20 inpatients, according to a study in the August issue of Infection Control and … See all stories on this topic » FierceHealthcare Continue reading

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Redesigning The Medical Bag Could Cut MRSA Worldwide

A new medical bag designed to replace 'outdated and unsafe' portable medical bags could transform treatment around the world, says its manufacturer. A study found a third of its outdated predecessors carry the MRSA bug. In 2008, East Riding of … See all stories on this topic » Continue reading

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Army study shows MRSA infections on decline

A potentially dangerous, drug-resistant staph infection seems to be on the decline nationwide, both in hospitals and in the community, according to a San Antonio-led study of military personnel and their families. The new study by researchers at the … See all stories on this topic » Continue reading

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