Systematic review of economic analyses of health care-associated infections.

@article{Stone2005SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of economic analyses of health care-associated infections.},
  author={Patricia W Stone and Deborah Braccia and Elaine L. Larson},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 9},
  pages={501-9}
}
BACKGROUND Economic evidence is needed to assess the burden of health care-associated infections (HAIs) and cost-effectiveness of interventions aimed at reducing related morbidity and mortality. The objective of this study was conducted to assess the quality of economic evaluations related to HAI and synthesize the evidence. METHODS A systematic review of research published between January 2001 and June 2004 was conducted. Quality of the publication was estimated using a Likert-type scale… CONTINUE READING