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Assessing patients' knowledge and fears about MRSA infection

AbstractJolley, S. (2008) Assessing patients' knowledge and fears about MRSA infection. This is an extended version of the article published in Nursing Times; 104: 27, 32-33.BACKGROUND: Media coverage of MRSA has often been sensational and alarmist.AIM AND METHOD: A survey was carried out to assess the effect of this on patients' knowledge and fears about MRSA.RESULTS and DISCUSSION: One-hundred ...

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