The Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Orthopaedics.


In the specialty of orthopaedics, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major contributor to infections of the soft tissues, surgical sites, and joints, in addition to increasing disability, mortality, and healthcare costs. Inappropriate prescribing and misuse of antibiotics have led to bacterial resistance and the rapid emergence of MRSA… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/NOR.0000000000000141


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