Bibliographic details

Puzniak L A, Gillespie K N, Leet T, Kollef M, Mundy L M.  A cost-benefit analysis of gown use in controlling vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus transmission: is it worth the price. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2004; 25(5): 418-424


This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Index terms

Cohort Studies; control /transmission /transmission; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Cross Infection /prevention & control; Enterococcus /drug effects /isolation & purification; Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections /prevention & control; Humans; Missouri; Protective Clothing; purification; Sensitivity and Specificity; Vancomycin Resistance