The prevalence of health care-associated infection in older people in acute care hospitals

Shona Cairns, Jacqui Reilly, Sally Stewart, Debbie Tolson, Jon Godwin, Paul Knight

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of health care–associated infection (HAI) in older people in acute care hospitals, detailing the specific types of HAI and specialties in which these are most prevalent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)763-767
Number of pages5
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume32
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2011

Keywords

  • hospital infection
  • acute care hospitals
  • older people

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