Volume 24 - Issue 6 - June 2011

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June 2011

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A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) shows good results from the precautionary measures instituted in Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals in 2007 to prevent the spread of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). However, a second NEJM study suggests MRSA precautions are not effective in intensive care units (ICU).