Navigation Links
Stop MRSA - International MRSA Testing Week, April 1-7
Date:3/6/2012

Disease Control (ECDC), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to finally recognize the MRSA epidemic and set up a worldwide MRSA surveillance and reporting system. Such a system would facilitate the collection of data on MRSA infections and colonization with a public release of such data on a designated website. This would illustrate the true magnitude of the MRSA epidemic worldwide and facilitate the implementation of active detection and isolation (ADI) – specifically active screening for MRSA in high-risk patients or universal testing to control MRSA in healthcare facilities worldwide.

Derek Butler, Chairman of MRSA Action UK says, "The only requisite for bacteria to spread is that good people do nothing."

Recent multi-center studies (the VA study published in the New England Journal of Medicine) at the Veteran's Administration (150 hospitals) and throughout the HCA system have yet again documented that through implementation of ADI, MRSA rates can dramatically reduce, not just in intensive care units, but hospital-wide. If we are to really believe in patient safety, all healthcare facilities with endemic MRSA should fully implement ADI. In the era of paying for performance, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (including the CDC) should be mandating that if ADI works to prevent and control MRSA in 150 VA hospitals and in many Northern European countries (some for decades), that all U.S. hospitals should implement the same program, reducing MRSA rates, improving patient safety and most importantly, saving lives. It is unclear why the CDC continues to not strongly recommend ADI and why a broad public awareness campaign for MRSA has not been implemented.

"In the United States MRSA victims are losing their jobs, homes, becoming permanently disable
'/>"/>

SOURCE MRSA Survivors Network
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. EHE International Joins Forces With Entertainment Industry Foundations National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance and the CDC to Encourage Screening
2. PAREXEL International to Present at Barclays Capital Healthcare Conference
3. PAREXEL International to Present at Cowen Healthcare Conference and Raymond James Investors Conference
4. Osseon® Announces International Distribution Agreement with Aesculap
5. SurgLine International, Inc. Update to Shareholders on Revenue Pipeline and Organizational Changes
6. To Take a Glance Cutting Edge Medicine Equipment! The 28th International Medical & Hospital Equipment Show
7. Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Files Patent Infringement Claim Against DNP International Co., Inc.
8. Instrumentation Laboratory Introduces Fully Automated HemosIL® AcuStar HIT Assay Panel in Europe and International Regions
9. 89 North Wins Prestigious International Award
10. Anthony McKeever Appointed as Chief Executive of MedeAnalytics International
11. Stryker Presents Results of the TREVO Prospective Clinical Study at the International Stroke Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/3/2015)... , Sept. 3,  2015 ... human-made bio-artificial devices, which are implanted or ... natural organs. These include artificial heart, kidney, ... as polymers (polyurethane, polysulfone, and porous polypropylene), ... develop artificial organs. These organs are incorporated ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... Sept. 3, 2015 About dry eye syndrome ... due to deficient tear production or quick tear evaporation ... two types: aqueous tear deficient dry eye and evaporative ... glands do not produce enough tears, whereas meibomian gland ... lipids to slow tear evaporation and maintain tear stability. ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... 2015  Ascendis Pharma A/S (Nasdaq: ... that applies its innovative TransCon technology to ... plans to present at several upcoming investor ... in BostonDate: , Thursday, September 10, 2015 Time: ... Merrill Lynch Global Healthcare Conference in LondonDate: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Artificial Organ Market 2015-2019 2Global Dry Eye Syndrome Market 2015-2019 2Ascendis Pharma A/S to Present at Three Upcoming Investor Conferences 2
... , Ruling Opens Door to Physician Assisted ... Montana Supreme Court ruled that state law does not contain ... drugs to patients. This decision endangers the lives of the ... people,s lives, the law needs to draw a clear distinction ...
... For the twelfth consecutive year, Rev. Nicholas Hood, III, ... save lives during New Year,s Eve celebrations. Rev. Hood, ... Plan (HAP) and the Wayne County Sheriff,s Office, is asking ... without gunfire. The hope is that there will be ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Montana Supreme Court Decision Endangers Most Vulnerable Citizens 2Rev. Nick Hood, III Asks Southeast Michiganders Not to Use Guns During New Year's Eve Celebrations 2
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... 04, 2015 , ... Mile High Connects today releases “First and Last Mile ... for sidewalks, bike paths, and other vital supports severely limit access to public transportation ... of dollars to expand public transit, there’s very little support for safe and convenient ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... ... After wearing the same uniforms for six seasons, the Sprayberry High School girls ... the team, the Jones Agency, a locally owned insurance firm that serves communities in ... uniforms. , As is so often the case with high school and many school-related ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... September 04, 2015 , ... San Francisco cosmetic ... CitiDent. CEREC is a newer method for creating restorations through innovative imaging equipment ... eliminating the need for multiple appointments, CEREC produces restorations with total precision for ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... September 04, 2015 , ... The ... was ranked number 9 nationwide by Doximity. Faculty, residents and staff are ... take great pride in the quality of our ophthalmology residency program. Our faculty places ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... , ... September 04, 2015 , ... ... Benker Residence in South Glastonbury, Connecticut, has been selected for the Residential Award ... significant energy efficiency and resiliency measures. Chosen from a highly competitive field of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Missed Connections in Metro Denver Transit 2Health News:The Jones Agency Serves Up a Charity Drive to Fund New Uniforms for the Sprayberry High School Girls Volleyball Team 2Health News:The Jones Agency Serves Up a Charity Drive to Fund New Uniforms for the Sprayberry High School Girls Volleyball Team 3Health News:San Francisco Dentist, Dr. Ben Amini, is Now Offering CEREC Technology at CitiDent 2Health News:USC Ophthalmology Residency Program Ranked in Top 10 by Doximity 2Health News:USC Ophthalmology Residency Program Ranked in Top 10 by Doximity 3Health News:South Glastonbury Home Selected for Award by Connecticut Green Building Council 2
... ... Flying Marijuana Bud Banner On Labor Day Weekend , ... Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 4, 2009 -- When Labor Day crowds ... a flying marijuana bud on a massive banner along with the words "Want Big, Sugary ...
... ... Channel on the Fast Growth 100 list. The Fast Growth 100 recognizes the fastest growing ... , ... 4, 2009 -- Netelligent today announced that it has been recognized by Everything Channel on ...
... ... its short term medical insurance product to HCC Life Short Term Medical (STM). , ... Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) September 3, 2009 ... term medical insurance product to HCC Life Short Term Medical (STM). Formerly known ...
... , , PALO ALTO, Calif., ... announced today that company management will present a corporate overview at ... Myers, President of Jazz Pharmaceuticals, will speak at the Rodman & ... 3:15 p.m. EDT at the Palace Hotel in New York City. ...
... say more research is needed , THURSDAY, Sept. 3 (HealthDay ... a new Danish study indicates they might also raise the ... and women. , That,s not to say fat thighs confer ... nearly 3,000 men and women who were followed for more ...
... , , , SAN FRANCISCO, ... will be ensuring expedited access to needed prescriptions and mental health ... California. , , "During this taxing and difficult ... people impacted by the wildfires to continue to have uninterrupted access ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Labor Day Beach Visitors Will See Giant Hydroponics Marijuana Bud Banner Flying Over Los Angeles & San Diego 2Health News:Labor Day Beach Visitors Will See Giant Hydroponics Marijuana Bud Banner Flying Over Los Angeles & San Diego 3Health News:Netelligent Recognized on the Everything Channel Fast Growth 100 List at #13 2Health News:Netelligent Recognized on the Everything Channel Fast Growth 100 List at #13 3Health News:HCC Life Insurance Company Renames Short Term Medical Insurance 2Health News:Thin Thighs Might Be Harbinger of Heart Disease 2Health News:Blue Shield of California Streamlines Access to Benefits and Prescriptions for Wildfire Victims 2
... The Worlds First Solid-State Three-Color ... chosen to purchase over 3,000 Lumenis ... a busy practice, the Novus Varia ... lasers into a single, compact system ...
... For complete capsular protection over ... and secures the eyelet positioning under ... smooth contact with capsule and easier ... pseudo-exfoliation, high myopia, uveitis, diabetic, sonulo-capsular ...
Stainless steel cartilage scissors....
Traditional design utility pliers have adjustable jaws. Good all purpose plier for handling Steinmann Pins, K-Wires, screws and rods. 10mm jaw tip....
Medicine Products: