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Letters
January 28, 2004

Quality of Care and Satisfaction Among Patients Isolated for Infection Control

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Letters Section Editor: Stephen J. Lurie, MD, PhD, Senior Editor.

JAMA. 2004;291(4):420-422. doi:10.1001/jama.291.4.420-a

To the Editor: Dr Stelfox and colleagues1 found that patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) who were isolated for infection control experienced more preventable adverse events, expressed greater dissatisfaction with their treatment, and had less documented care. I have several concerns about the validity of this retrospective case-control study.

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