Epidemiology of infectious and iatrogenic nosocomial diarrhea in a cohort of general medicine patients.

@article{McFarland1995EpidemiologyOI,
  title={Epidemiology of infectious and iatrogenic nosocomial diarrhea in a cohort of general medicine patients.},
  author={Lynne Vernice McFarland},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={1995},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={295-305}
}
BACKGROUND Nosocomial diarrhea is a common problem in hospitals, but the epidemiology, causes, and consequences of infectious and iatrogenic nosocomial diarrhea are rarely documented in follow-up or surveillance studies of nosocomial infections. The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology of nosocomial diarrhea in a cohort study of hospitalized patients. METHODS The setting was a general medicine ward with a total of 30 beds in private or semiprivate rooms in a county… CONTINUE READING

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