Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 3rd, 2005
According to published research from Japan, "A pilot web-based database was created to facilitate epidemiological investigation of nosocomial outbreaks. The database provides highly structured abstracts in a case study format to serve as a guide for investigations."
"Problems encountered in abstracting over 330 published reports included missing information and classification of study methods," said researcher.
"The database offers a new way to review outbreaks, for example, in terms of their impact measured by various combinations of database fields, such as the...
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