8/19/2011

A survey of health care workers in Chicago found 56% believed Illinois legislation requiring methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening and reporting has had a positive effect on their hospital. The researchers found that 60% of front-line caregivers, mainly intensive care unit nurses and physicians, said their responsibilities had changed because of the legislation but more than 70% said they would voluntarily continue the protocols even without the law.

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