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Management by Primary Care Clinicians of Patients Suspected of Having Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infections

Figure 1. 680.x Skin infections and antibiotic prescribing rates in WHA, MCNT, and combined (Text Description)

Figure 1 is a bar chart comparing MRSA-Covering versus Not MRSA-Covering interventions and their antibiotic prescription rates. The data is shown below.

Site/Pre-intervention
or Intervention
Not MRSA-Covering
% of Cases Prescribed Antibiotics
MRSA-Covering
% of Cases Prescribed Antibiotics
WHA Pre-Intervention520
WHA Intervention1223
MCNT Pre-Intervention2429
MCNT Intervention3931
Combined Pre-Intervention1423
Combined Intervention2126

Key: MCNT = Medical Clinic of North Texas, WHA = Wilmington Health Associates

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Current as of March 2011
Internet Citation: Management by Primary Care Clinicians of Patients Suspected of Having Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infections. March 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/mrsa/colorado_mrsafig1txt.html