Intervention Protocol

Gloves, gowns and masks for reducing the transmission of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the hospital setting.

  1. Jesus Lopez-Alcalde1,*,
  2. Lucieni O Conterno2,
  3. Marta Mateos-Mazón3,
  4. Marcela Guevara-Eslava4,
  5. Francisco Job-Neto5,
  6. Ivan Solà6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 23 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007087


How to Cite

Lopez-Alcalde J, Conterno LO, Mateos-Mazón M, Guevara-Eslava M, Job-Neto F, Solà I. Gloves, gowns and masks for reducing the transmission of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the hospital setting. (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD007087. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007087.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Agencia Laín Entralgo (Cochrane Collaborating Centre), UETS, Health Technology Assessment Unit, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

  2. 2

    Marilia Medical School, Department of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Marilia, São Paulo, Brazil

  3. 3

    Catalan Institute of Oncology, Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, L´Hospitalet de Llobregat, Cataluña, Spain

  4. 4

    Institute of Public Health Navarra, Epidemiology Department, Pamplona, Navarre, Spain

  5. 5

    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro Nacional de Medicina Tropical, Madrid, Spain

  6. 6

    IIB Sant Pau, Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain

*Jesus Lopez-Alcalde, UETS, Health Technology Assessment Unit, Agencia Laín Entralgo (Cochrane Collaborating Centre), Gran Vía 27, 7ª Planta, Madrid, Madrid, 28013, Spain. jla.seguridad.paciente@cochrane.es. suso77@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 APR 2008

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine whether the wearing of gloves, gowns and/or masks by any person in the hospital setting in contact with an inpatient colonised or infected with MRSA, reduces the transmission of MRSA in the hospital setting.