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Increases in mortality, length of stay, and cost associated with hospital-acquired infections in trauma patients.

Glance LG, Stone PW, Mukamel DB, et al. Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960). 2011;146:794-801.

This study found that health care–associated infections were linked to significant increases in mortality, length of stay, and costs in a large population of trauma patients.