Posts Tagged ‘MRSA’

“Is mersa a staff infection?”

“Is mersa a staff infection?” I received a phone call from my mother recently and that was the leading question. Of course, being a nurse, I heard “Is MRSA a Staph hospital-acquired infection?” It took some conversation to understand what was being asked, which was: 1. What is mersa? (while a search engine brings up […]

New Geo-Mapping Software

Responding to a recent request utilizing the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s database and the new geo-mapping software, we created a Dallas County map detailing Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) patients. MRSA is a bacterial infection highly resistant to antibiotics. The two types of MRSA are healthcare and community associated. Healthcare-associated MRSA (HA-MRSA) occurs in […]