2395. Analysis of Countywide Clostridium difficile Infection using Descriptive Statistics and Geographic Information Systems Mapping

@inproceedings{Li20192395AO,
  title={2395. Analysis of Countywide Clostridium difficile Infection using Descriptive Statistics and Geographic Information Systems Mapping},
  author={Jeanne Li and Kevin Mwenda and Leslie Stanfield and Richard Beswick},
  year={2019}
}
Background. Clostridioides difficile Infection (CDI) is a highly contagious bacterium that can be transferred from an infected surface. In this study, the Nationwide Readmissions Database was used to assess the risk of 30-, 60-, and 90-day readmissions in patients with comorbid CDI and renal failure (RF). Methods. Using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS, 35 million hospitalizations/year) and the Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD, 36 million/year), CDI in renal insufficient patients were… CONTINUE READING