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Study Title and Description

Nosocomial Clostridium difficile colonisation and disease.



Key Questions Addressed
3 Key Question 3 - Prevention interventions
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Primary Publication Information
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Title Nosocomial Clostridium difficile colonisation and disease.
Author Johnson S., Clabots CR., Linn FV., Olson MM., Peterson LR., Gerding DN.
Country Department of Medicine, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417.
Year 1990
Numbers Pubmed ID: 1975332

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Extraction Form: Key Question 2 - Prevention interventions (Table 4)
Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Country USA
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Study Design Controlled trial
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Population
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Category of Intervention Transmission Interruption - Gloves
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Intervention Education program to use gloves
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Outcome CDI incidence
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Findings CDI incidence decreased from 7.7 cases/1,000 patient discharges to 1.5/1,000 discharges
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Quality Issues Not randomized or blinded
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