Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Comparative safety and effectiveness of isolation in VHA community living centers|
|Congressional District Code:
||Health Services R&D
|| April 2015 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Abstract: The VHA has been a leader in infection control with the MRSA Prevention Initiative to prevent infections in both acute-care and long-term care. A cornerstone of the MRSA Prevention Initiative is testing all patients for MRSA on admission, discharge and semi-annually. No other healthcare system in the US obtains this amount of MRSA data. Those acute-care patients found to have MRSA are isolated in a private room and healthcare workers (HCW) are required to use of gown and gloves for con...
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