Impacts of nosocomial infection among elderly patients in Inburi Hospital.

@article{Pancharti2005ImpactsON,
  title={Impacts of nosocomial infection among elderly patients in Inburi Hospital.},
  author={Premruedee Pancharti and Nanta Leksawas and Kanokporn Sukamwang and Worapot Tantisiriwat and Somwang Danchaivijitr},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2005},
  volume={88 Suppl 10},
  pages={S83-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the length of stay, total medical expenditure, cost of antibiotics for nosocomial infections (NIs) and NI fatality rate of elderly patients admitted to Inburi Hospital. MATERIAL AND METHOD A descriptive study, data from analyzing NI surveillance forms of 50 elderly patients admitted to Inburi Hospital with NI from February to May 2002. RESULTS The average length of stay of the samples was 22.9 days, medical expenditure was 67,265 baht per patient, cost of… CONTINUE READING

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