Comorbidities, exposure to medications, and the risk of community-acquired clostridium difficile infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BACKGROUND: Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) has been extensively described in healthcare settings; however, risk factors associated with community-acquired (CA) CDI remain uncertain. This study aimed to synthesize the current evidence for an association between commonly prescribed medications and comorbidities with CA-CDI. METHODS: A systematic search was conducted in 5 electronic databases for epidemiologic studies that examined the association between the presence of comorbidities and...[Show more]
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|Furuya-Kanamori et al Comorbidities Exposure to Medications 2014.pdf||6.5 MB||Adobe PDF|
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