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The association of hospital prevention processes and patient risk factors with the risk of Clostridium difficile infection: a population-based cohort study

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  • N Daneman Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • A Guttmann Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Paediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • X Wang Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • X Ma Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • D Gibson Health Analytics Branch, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • TA Stukel Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr N Daneman, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview, G106, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada; nick.daneman{at}sunnybrook.ca
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Daneman N, Guttmann A, Wang X, et al
The association of hospital prevention processes and patient risk factors with the risk of Clostridium difficile infection: a population-based cohort study

Publication history

  • Received December 11, 2014
  • Revised April 1, 2015
  • Accepted April 8, 2015
  • First published April 24, 2015.
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June 19, 2015

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