Welsh MRSA Expert Confronts Five Infection Myths
There are five myths about superbug MRSA and nosocomial (hospital-originated) infections, says Dr. Tony Howard, Director of the Infection and Communicable Disease Service (ICDS) in Wales:
Dr. Howard made the comments in a conference reported by icNorthWales. He said that despite having the UK's lowest MRSA infection rate, better hospital-staff education could reduce Wales's level further. Also, hospital-bound patients need to talk with their doctors about the infection risk posed by their particular procedure, as not all surgeries and procedures carry the same risk.
[Hat tip: MRSA Watch]