Humans, 'things' and space: costing hospital infection control interventions.

  title={Humans, 'things' and space: costing hospital infection control interventions.},
  author={Katie Page and Nicholas Graves and Kate Halton and Adrian Gerard Barnett},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  volume={84 3},
BACKGROUND Previous attempts at costing infection control programmes have tended to focus on accounting costs rather than economic costs. For studies using economic costs, estimates tend to be quite crude and probably underestimate the true cost. One of the largest costs of any intervention is staff time, but this cost is difficult to quantify and has been… CONTINUE READING