Does methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus have a significant role in the peri-operative course of patients undergoing rhinological surgery?

@article{Philpott2009DoesMS,
  title={Does methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus have a significant role in the peri-operative course of patients undergoing rhinological surgery?},
  author={C M Philpott and Alok Kumar Sharma and D C Mckiernan},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2009},
  volume={123 2},
  pages={191-4}
}
OBJECTIVES Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections are becoming an increasing problem, but the link with symptomatic sino-nasal infection has not previously been quantified. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in patients undergoing sino-nasal surgery. DESIGN A retrospective study of case notes. SETTING A district general hospital. PATIENTS One hundred and fifty-one adult patients undergoing in… CONTINUE READING

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