Analysis of 30-day mortality for clostridium difficile-associated disease in the ICU setting.

@article{Kenneally2007AnalysisO3,
  title={Analysis of 30-day mortality for clostridium difficile-associated disease in the ICU setting.},
  author={Claire Kenneally and Jamie M Rosini and Lee P. Skrupky and Joshua A. Doherty and James M. Hollands and Emily J Martinez and Wendi E McKinzie and Theresa Murphy and Jennifer R. Smith and Scott T. Micek and Marin H Kollef},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2007},
  volume={132 2},
  pages={418-24}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the 30-day mortality rate among patients with Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) requiring intensive care. DESIGN A retrospective, single-center, observational, cohort study. SETTING Barnes-Jewish Hospital, a 1,200-bed, urban, teaching facility. PATIENTS Adult patients admitted to the ICU identified to have CDAD by enzyme immunoassay. INTERVENTIONS Retrospective data collection from automated hospital, microbiology, and pharmacy databases… CONTINUE READING