An implementation on the social cost of hospital acquired infections.

  title={An implementation on the social cost of hospital acquired infections.},
  author={Mehmet Nurullah Kurutkan and Oğuz Kara and İsmail Hakki Eraslan},
  journal={International journal of clinical and experimental medicine},
  volume={8 3},
Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) are defined as infections developing in relation to health services at inpatient treatment facilities in general. Although health services improve, HAIs continue to be seen both in underdeveloped and developed countries. HAIs result in a range of negative externalities. Negative externalities include factors such as an increase in morbidity and mortality, extension of the hospitalization duration, impaired quality of life, loss of working power and… CONTINUE READING
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