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Cross-sectional study of the prevalence, causes and management of hospital-onset diarrhoea

Abstract:
Background The National Health Service in England advises hospitals collect data on hospital-onset diarrhoea (HOD). Contemporaneous data on HOD are lacking.

Aim To investigate prevalence, aetiology and management of HOD on medical, surgical and elderly-care wards.

Methods A cross-sectional study in a volunteer sample of UK hospitals, which collected data on one winter and one summer day in 2016. Patients admitted ≥72 h w... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jhin.2019.05.001

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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Hospital Infection Journal website
Volume:
103
Issue:
2
Pages:
200-209
Publication date:
2019-05-08
Acceptance date:
2019-05-01
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ISSN:
0195-6701
Source identifiers:
997722
Language:
English
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pubs:997722
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pubs:997722
Deposit date:
2019-05-12

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