Research Report for the year 2016

Scientific publications

Journal Articles:
  • Dettenkofer M, Humphreys H, Saenz H, Carlet J, Hanberger H, Ruef C, Widmer A, Wolkewitz M, Cookson B: Key priorities in the prevention and control of healthcare-associated infection: a survey of European and other international infection prevention experts. Infection, 2016; 44: 719-724. :
  • Weber S, von Cube M, Sommer H, Wolkewitz M: Necessity of a competing risk approach in risk factor analysis of central line–associated bloodstream infection. Infect Cont Hosp Ep, 2016; 37: 1255-1257. :
  • Wolkewitz M, Cooper B, Palomar-Martinez M, Alvarez-Lerma F, Olaechea-Astigarraga P Barnett AG, Schumacher M: Multiple time scales in modeling the incidence of infections acquired in intensive care units. Bmc Med Res Methodol, 2016; 16 (online): 116. :
  • Wolkewitz M, Palomar-Martinez M, Olaechea-Astigarraga P, Alvarez-Lerma F, Schumacher M: A full competing risk analysis of hospital-acquired infections can easily be performed by a case-cohort approach: J Clin Epidemiol, 2016; 74: 187-193. :
  • Wolkewitz M, Schumacher M: Neuraminidase Inhibitors and Hospital Mortality in British Patients with H1N1 Influenza A: A Re-Analysis of Observational Data. Plos One, 2016; 11 (online): e0160430. :
Short Communications:
  • Wolkewitz M: Accounting for Competing Events in Multivariate Analyses of Hospital-Acquired Infection Risk Factors. Infect Cont Hosp Ep, 2016; 37: 1122-1124. :
  • Wolkewitz M, Beyersmann J, OhneberG K, Schumacher M: Re: "Comparison of statistical approaches for dealing with immortal time bias in drug effectnivenss studies. Am J Epidemiol, 2016; 184: 856-858. :