Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Assessing the incidence of gastroenteritis among elderly people living in long term care facilities

Hall, Gillian; Veitch, Mark; Becker, Niels; Kirk, Martyn


We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature in order to estimate the incidence of gastroenteritis in long term care facility (LTCF) residents from published accounts of infection surveillance. PubMed, Web of Science and Google Scholar were searched using keywords 'long-term care facility', 'nursing home', 'gastroenteritis', 'surveillance', and 'incidence'. We manually searched reference lists of all articles included. The number of cases of gastroenteritis and bed-days...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Hospital Infection
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhin.2010.04.009


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Kirk_Assessing_the_incidence_of_2010.pdf219.21 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
02_Kirk_Assessing_the_incidence_of_2010.pdf191.04 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator