Prevalence of Nosocomial Infection in Iranian Hospitals: A Systematic Review and Meta- Analysis

Background and Objectives: A nosocomial infection (NI) is defined as an infection occurring in a patient after 48 hours of hospitalization or up to 72 hours after discharge from the hospital, which was not present or incubating at the time of admission. NIs increase hospital mortality, decrease pati...

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Main Authors: AM Mosadeghrad, M Afshari, P Isfahani
Format: Article
Published: Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2021-03-01
Series:مجله اپیدمیولوژی ایران
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