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An Introduction to Practical Hospital Epidemiology

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 April 2018

Ebbing Lautenbach
Affiliation:
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Preeti N. Malani
Affiliation:
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Keith F. Woeltje
Affiliation:
Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis
Jennifer H. Han
Affiliation:
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Emily K. Shuman
Affiliation:
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jonas Marschall
Affiliation:
Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis
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