The Benefits of Universal Gowns and Gloves

The Benefits of Universal Gowns and Gloves (BUGG) study is a cluster-randomized, multicenter study to determine if the use of universal gowns and gloves can decrease acquisition of MRSA and VRE among ICU patients. This study is funded by the AHRQ and involves 20 ICUs across the country. DICON researchers are overseeing the participation of medical/surgical ICUs from 2 DICON hospitals - Durham Regional Hospital (Durham, NC) and Duke Raleigh Hospital (Raleigh, NC).