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Eradication of MRSA by “ring fencing” orthopaedic beds: Stand alone orthopaedic units may be way forward in reducing MRSA

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 02 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:572
  1. Graham C Cheung, senior house officer in orthopaedics,
  2. Ashutosh Acharya, specialist registrar in orthopaedics
  1. Royal Liverpool Children's NHS Trust, Alder Hey, Liverpool L12 2AP

    EDITOR—Biant et al report on “ring fencing” elective orthopaedic beds to eradicate methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).1 This quality improvement report should encourage many orthopaedic units to change their practice …

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