Hospital understaffing pushes MRSA rates
Australian researchers report that the control of MRSA in hospitals can depend on overcrowding and understaffing. The team at the School of Population Health, University of Queensland also found that while the number of available beds in hospitals has decreased, the number of outpatients seeking care continues to rise. This problem is further complicated by a decreasing healthcare workforce.
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