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Estimating excess length of stay due to healthcare-associated infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis of statistical methodology.

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Summary of "Estimating excess length of stay due to healthcare-associated infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis of statistical methodology."

Healthcare-associated infection (HAI) affects millions of patients worldwide. HAI is associated with increased healthcare costs, owing primarily to increased hospital length of stay (LOS) but calculating these costs is complicated due to time-dependent bias. Accurate estimation of excess LOS due to HAI is essential to ensure we invest in cost-effective infection prevention and control (IPC) measures.

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Name: The Journal of hospital infection
ISSN: 1532-2939
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