The effect of hospital-acquired infection with Clostridium difficile on length of stay in hospital.

@article{Forster2012TheEO,
  title={The effect of hospital-acquired infection with Clostridium difficile on length of stay in hospital.},
  author={Alan J. Forster and Monica Taljaard and Natalie Oake and Kumanan Wilson and Virginia R. Roth and Carl van Walraven},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2012},
  volume={184 1},
  pages={
          37-42
        }
}
BACKGROUND The effect of hospital-acquired infection with Clostridium difficile on length of stay in hospital is not yet fully understood. We determined the independent impact of hospital-acquired infection with C. difficile on length of stay in hospital. METHODS We conducted a retrospective observational cohort study of admissions to hospital between July 1, 2002, and Mar. 31, 2009, at a single academic hospital. We measured the association between infection with hospital-acquired C… CONTINUE READING

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