Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), is a common bacteria. If left untreated, MRSA infections can become severe and cause sepsis, a life-threatening reaction to severe infection in the body. Other strains of MRSA can produce a toxin that is responsible for toxic shock syndrome and gastro-enteritis if ingested.


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Protecting Vulnerable Patients from MRSA found in Supermarket Pork

Nursing Questions

What can nurses do to protect vulnerable patients from Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) found in supermarket pork? An article in ā€˜iā€™, newspaper, recently, stated that MRSA has been found in pork in two leading UK supermarkets (Bawden, 2016)....

Last modified: 20th Oct 2021

Literature Review On Controlling The Transmission Of MRSA

Nursing Literature Reviews

This review will therefore compare and contrasting different methods carried out by various hospitals around the world in order to regulate and control the transmission of MRSA....

Last modified: 14th Apr 2021

Factors for Infection Prevention and Control

Nursing Assignments

INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL INTRODUCTION In this assignment I will explain what Infection prevention and control is, describe the infection prevention controls in my workplace, describe the corre...

Last modified: 11th May 2020

Silver dressings in treatment of Mrsa in wounds

Nursing Essays

This assignment is a critical systematic review of three research articles whereby the aim is to determine whether silver dressings are actually effective in the treatment of Methicillin Resistant Sta...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Infectious Disease MRSA and the Role of the Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Essays

Infectious Disease MRSA  Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), is a common bacteria. About 20-40% of people carry it their noses and may carry it on their skin (Aboua...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020