Wide variation in screening for infection is found in hospital ICUs according to research by Associate Research Scientist, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz and published in American Journal of Infection Control.

"More than half of hospitals don't screen all ICU patients for MRSA" From ama-assn.org, amednews.com, October 31, 2012 From the article:

Until stronger evidence emerges of a clear benefit from universal screening, infection-control directors should evaluate their local circumstances when deciding how to proceed, said Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, PhD, MPH, the study’s lead author.
Read the full article American Journal of Infection Control abstract


617 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

© 2011 Columbia University School of Nursing | ACCESSIBILITY | VISITING CUSON
Columbia University | Columbia University Medical Center