Date of Award

6-2015

Document Type

Research Report

Instructor

Dr. Randy Laist

Abstract

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus is a strain of Staphylococcus aureus that has become resistant to methicillin, the antibiotic used to treat infections caused by the Staphylococcus aureus genus (“MRSA”). This paper provides an overview of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for MRSA infection, with particular emphasis on strategies for preventing infection.

Comments

Jessica Nadeau is a student at Goodwin College majoring in Health Science, and she has applied to their Nursing program. She has worked as a nursing assistant for 20 years, and is the mother of two teenagers. She enjoys reading and writing in her spare time.

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Nursing Commons

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