The Management and Control of Hospital Acquired Infection in Acute NHS Trusts in England. (2000) HC 230 1999/2000
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A variety of techniques were used to address the study issues: - A key part of the methodology was a census of acute NHS hospital trusts in England with analyses of responses including multivariate analysis Audit visits to trusts Review of published literature Convening panels of experts and wide consultation
Multivariate analysis to determine clear relationships between HAI rates and measure designed to prevent and control infections were inconclusive due to comparable data across a sufficient number of NHS Trusts
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