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Hospitals split over VRE isolation

By Kenyon Wallace Hamilton Health Sciences says it will continue to isolate patients with the superbug Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci even though some Ontario hospitals are abandoning the practice. Some hospital officials say isolating VRE patients in separate rooms uses up resources that would otherwise go towards ensuring proper care for individuals carrying more virulent superbugs, such as […]

Published Sep 14, 2012 at 12:25pm

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