Critical Care

How is MRSA treated in critical care?

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  • ALinda Martinez, Cardiac Rehabilitation, answered on behalf of Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)

    A critically ill person with a MRSA infection is placed in isolation. Anyone who enters must wear a gown or gloves, but not necessarily a mask. The patient is treated with antibiotics (often more than one antibiotic) that the bacteria is susceptible to.

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