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Consequences of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) acquisition. Patient experiences and interactions in health care and daily life.


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Title: Consequences of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) acquisition. Patient experiences and interactions in health care and daily life.
Authors: Skyman, Eva
E-mail: eva.skyman@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 4-Nov-2014
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Biomedicine. Department of Infectious Diseases
Parts of work: I. Skyman E, Thunberg Sjöström H, Hellström L. Patients’ experiences of being infected with MRSA at a hospital and subsequently source isolated. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 2010; 24, 101-07.
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II. Skyman E, Bergbom I, Lindahl B, Larsson L, Lindqvist A, Thunberg Sjöström H, Åhrén C. Notification card to alert for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is stigmatizing from the patient’s point of view. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious diseases, 2014; 46(6):440-6.
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III. Skyman E, Lindahl B, Bergbom I, Thunberg Sjöström H, Åhrén C. Being met as marked - patient´s experiences of being infected with community-acquired MRSA. 2014. (Submitted)
Date of Defence: 2014-11-26
Disputation: 13:00, Arvid Carlsson Hörsal
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: MRSA
patient
experience
transmission
acquisition
source isolation
ignorance
MRSA notification card
Abstract: Aims. The overall purpose of this thesis was to follow up the consequences of guidelines installed to prevent transmission of MRSA in healthcare from the patients’ point of view and subsequent consequences for everyday life. Methods. Patients infected with MRSA during two time-periods were studied. A questionnaire, used in 2004 (n=92) and for a new set of patients in 2011 (n=110) focused on the patients’ use and beliefs of a MRSA notification card and their encounters when presenting it in... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9103-09
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/36758
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