Guidelines for the control of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus MRSA in district/community hospitals. special hospitals and nursing residential homes.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/554161
Title:
Guidelines for the control of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus MRSA in district/community hospitals. special hospitals and nursing residential homes.
Authors:
Department of Health (DoH)
Citation:
Department of Health. 1996. Guidelines for the control of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus MRSA in district/community hospitals. special hospitals and nursing residential homes. Dublin: Department of Health.
Publisher:
Department of Health (DoH)
Issue Date:
1996
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/554161
Language:
en
Description:
The Minister for Health's Strategy for effective health care in the 1990s - 'Shaping a Healthier Future' - has emphasised the need for quality of service as one of its key principles. Hospital acquired infection, including MRSA, is a potential indicator of quality of care and should be an integral part of the clinical audit process. The terms of reference of this committee,which has drawn up these guidelines, was to identify the extent to which MRSA is a problem in the Irish Health Care Setting and to establish priorities for its control. The committee felt that it was important to stress the need for Infection Control Committees and the role of Infection Control Officers .
Keywords:
HEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT; INFECTION CONTROL; HEALTH CARE; HOSPITAL

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorDepartment of Health (DoH)en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-19T13:20:04Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-19T13:20:04Zen
dc.date.issued1996-
dc.identifier.citationDepartment of Health. 1996. Guidelines for the control of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus MRSA in district/community hospitals. special hospitals and nursing residential homes. Dublin: Department of Health.en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/554161en
dc.descriptionThe Minister for Health's Strategy for effective health care in the 1990s - 'Shaping a Healthier Future' - has emphasised the need for quality of service as one of its key principles. Hospital acquired infection, including MRSA, is a potential indicator of quality of care and should be an integral part of the clinical audit process. The terms of reference of this committee,which has drawn up these guidelines, was to identify the extent to which MRSA is a problem in the Irish Health Care Setting and to establish priorities for its control. The committee felt that it was important to stress the need for Infection Control Committees and the role of Infection Control Officers .en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDepartment of Health (DoH)en_GB
dc.subjectHEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENTen_GB
dc.subjectINFECTION CONTROLen_GB
dc.subjectHEALTH CAREen_GB
dc.subjectHOSPITALen_GB
dc.titleGuidelines for the control of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus MRSA in district/community hospitals. special hospitals and nursing residential homes.en_GB
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