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Systematic review of isolation policies in the hospital management of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A review of the literature with epidemiological and economic modelling

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Objective: To review the evidence for the effectiveness of different isolation policies and screening practices in reducing the incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonisation and infection in hospital in-patients. To develop transmission models to study the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of isolation policies in controlling MRSA. Data sources: MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library and SIGLE (1966-2000). Hand-searching key journals. No language restr...

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Journal:
Health Technology Assessment More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
39
Publication date:
2003-01-01
ISSN:
1366-5278
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:375147
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uuid:1b8c3b8e-204f-4b21-b254-5d8c53d57578
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pubs:375147
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375147
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2013-11-17

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