Effect of contact precautions for MRSA on patient satisfaction scores

D. J. Livorsi, M. G. Kundu, B. Batteiger, A. B. Kressel

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Contact precautions may have an adverse effect on a patient's hospital experience and the delivery of care. This case-control study compared patient satisfaction scores between 70 patients isolated for MRSA and 139 non-isolated patients. Based on an adjusted analysis, there was no difference in patient satisfaction between the two groups. Age and educational status were found to affect patient satisfaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-266
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Hospital Infection
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1 2015


  • Contact precautions
  • MRSA
  • Patient satisfaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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