ICT News Desk: Gloves, Gowns for ICU Patient Contact

<p>The wearing of gloves and gowns by healthcare workers for all ICU patient contact did not reduce the rate of acquisition of a combination of MRSA and VRE, although there was a lower risk of MRSA acquisition alone, according to a study released at IDWeek 2013.</p>

The wearing of gloves and gowns by healthcare workers for all ICU patient contact did not reduce the rate of acquisition of a combination of MRSA and VRE, although there was a lower risk of MRSA acquisition alone, according to a study released at IDWeek 2013.

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