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A simple prophylaxis regimen for MRSA: its impact on the incidence of infection in patients undergoing liver resection

A simple prophylaxis regimen for MRSA: its impact on the incidence of infection in patients undergoing liver resection
A simple prophylaxis regimen for MRSA: its impact on the incidence of infection in patients undergoing liver resection
Introduction of a simple MRSA prophylaxis policy has had a significant reduction on the incidence MRSA-related infection within our patient population, leading to reduced morbidity and cost saving to the UK National Health Service.
prophylaxis, protocol, mrsa, cost savings, mupirocin
0035-8843
35-38
Al-Mukhtar, Ahmed
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Wong, Vincent K.H.
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Malik, Hassan Z.
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Denton, Miles
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Wilcox, Mark
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Lodge, J. Peter A.
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Toogood, Giles J.
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Prasad, K. Rajendra
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Al-Mukhtar, Ahmed
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Malik, Hassan Z.
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Denton, Miles
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Wilcox, Mark
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Lodge, J. Peter A.
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Toogood, Giles J.
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Prasad, K. Rajendra
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Al-Mukhtar, Ahmed, Wong, Vincent K.H., Malik, Hassan Z., Abu-Hilal, Mohammed, Denton, Miles, Wilcox, Mark, Lodge, J. Peter A., Toogood, Giles J. and Prasad, K. Rajendra (2009) A simple prophylaxis regimen for MRSA: its impact on the incidence of infection in patients undergoing liver resection. Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 91 (1), 35-38. (doi:10.1308/003588409X359060). (PMID:19340988)

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Introduction of a simple MRSA prophylaxis policy has had a significant reduction on the incidence MRSA-related infection within our patient population, leading to reduced morbidity and cost saving to the UK National Health Service.

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Published date: January 2009
Keywords: prophylaxis, protocol, mrsa, cost savings, mupirocin

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Local EPrints ID: 172187
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/172187
ISSN: 0035-8843
PURE UUID: c6b0bb1c-9d7f-460f-b150-2fa15f4bdfe6

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Date deposited: 25 Jan 2011 09:14
Last modified: 16 Jul 2019 23:47

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Author: Ahmed Al-Mukhtar
Author: Vincent K.H. Wong
Author: Hassan Z. Malik
Author: Mohammed Abu-Hilal
Author: Miles Denton
Author: Mark Wilcox
Author: J. Peter A. Lodge
Author: Giles J. Toogood
Author: K. Rajendra Prasad

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