Assessing the incidence of gastroenteritis among elderly people living in long term care facilities.


We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature in order to estimate the incidence of gastroenteritis in long term care facility (LTCF) residents from published accounts of infection surveillance. PubMed, Web of Science and Google Scholar were searched using keywords 'long-term care facility', 'nursing home', 'gastroenteritis… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2010.04.009