Infection control policies and hospital-associated infections among surgical patients: variability and associations in a multicenter pediatric setting.

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BACKGROUND Hospital-associated infections are an important cause of patient morbidity and death. Little is known about the variability of infection rates and infection control practices among pediatric hospitals. METHODS This cross-sectional study was performed with the Pediatric Health Information System database, which includes demographic and… (More)

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@article{Zerr2005InfectionCP, title={Infection control policies and hospital-associated infections among surgical patients: variability and associations in a multicenter pediatric setting.}, author={Danielle M. Zerr and Michelle M. Garrison and Amanda L Allpress and Joan K. Heath and Dimitri A. Christakis}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={2005}, volume={115 4}, pages={e387-92} }