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Do Hospitals Have To Report Mrsa Cases To Anyone
Many complications: Generally care in icu's is accompanied by intense efforts to control secondary infection. The problem is that most patients in ICU have severe medical issues often requiring medications and techniques of management such as intubation of lungs and bladder, central IV lines, and so on, and these predispose to secondary infections. Mrsa is one, c. Difficile colitis, uti, pneumonia, etc., etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends...: ...On where you live. Some states publish reports on their state hospitals’ infection rates. (consumers union has a list of them at http://www.Consumersunion.Org/campaigns/stophospitalinfections/learn.Html) other states do not. If you can't find what you need at the cu website, call your state's dept. Of health and ask if they have the information. ...Read more
I got MRSA after leaving hospital 1 week afywr leaving had stroke found MRSA did it come from hospital teasesrch says yes not happy could have died?
Feel better: Unfortunately, hospitals deal with constant infections, and really no fully effective way to sterilize floors walls ceilings, etc., on an ongoing basis. Making this challenge far worse is fact that visitors bring in new sources of infectious organisms. This becomes an ongoing struggle for infectious disease specialists. Glad you are doing better. ...Read more
I visited someone in hospital I came home washed hands with washing up liquid and made food for me and sister can we get MRSA this way?
Can my 17 month baby, who caught MRSA at birth in the hospital, give my unborn baby MRSA through his saliva through breastfeeding?
No: Staph in some form will colonize newborn skin by a day or two of age.If MRSA is around it will do so, if not , another strain. Mrsa, will come and go with or without treatment and be replaced by other strains.Today > 70% of staph infections in or out of hospitals involve mrsa. I would not treat your older child like they have it forever. If s/he has repeated boils, have it treated and eliminated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nope.: Unless you yourself had had a MRSA infection or a close household family member has been getting MRSA infections, it's not necessary to get tested. The best thing you can do to prevent getting MRSA infections is wash your hands when in the hospital... A lot! use the antibacterial gel that they have hanging from the dispensers. And keep your hands out of your eyes and mouth. Cheers! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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