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nursing diagnosis for mrsa infection

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Trick question?: Sternal wound infection.
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
See your doctor: Localized small infections can be rinsed with sterile saline and dressed with a topical antibiotic ointment and covered with a sterile dressing. Deep ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
MRSA: Mrsa is a form of staphylococcus bacteria that is resistant to a specific group of antibiotics. It is prevalent in all settings, not only the nursing ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Absolutely!: Go to this medicare url for checklist of questions to ask prospective nursing homes http://www.Medicare.Gov/nursing/checklist.Asp.
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: It is always your right to ask these questions.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Wrong word: "normal" isn't really the proper descriptor - serious infections are never normal. Mrsa is, however, a *common* problem in nursing homes -- unfortunat ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Dont scratch!: Hopefully youve seen a physician ; infection is being treated. Itching accompanies healing or inflammat'n. Scratching allows bacteria to colonize fi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
MRSA infection: Mrsa infections can be treated with appropriate antibiotics like clindamycin, sulfa, the flare, vancomycin, zygodactyl, or cubicin. Care takers whethe ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies: Symptoms will depend on the site of infection i.E, in the blood, in the skin, in the lungs etc..., skin infections may cause "boils", abscess, cell ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Many people who have MRSA infections are colonized with this bacteria in the nares and in areas of the skin especially in the axillae, groins and peri ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Antibiotics: The right specific antibiotic that it is not resistant to.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
No: No. Many of us now are colonized with MRSA...especially if you work in a hospital, doctors office or the like. MRSA is no more pathogenic than Metha ... Read More

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