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Do pacifiers increase the risk of nosocomial diarrhoea? A cohort study
  1. Gabriela Cunha Schechtman Sette1,
  2. Maria Júlia Gonçalves Mello2,
  3. Jailson Barros Correia3,
  4. Ioram Schechtman Sette1,
  5. Gisélia Alves Pontes da Silva1,
  6. Luciane Soares de Lima1
  1. 1Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
  2. 2Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira, Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde, Recife, Brazil
  3. 3Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
  1. Correspondence to Dr Maria Júlia Gonçalves de Mello; mjuliagmello{at}gmail.com

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  • To cite: Sette GCS, Mello MJG, Correia JB, et al. Do pacifiers increase the risk of nosocomial diarrhoea? A cohort study. BMJ Open 2012;2:e000427. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000427

  • Contributors The listed authors have made the following contributions to this article: GCSS: substantial contributions to conception, design, acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data; drafting the article and revising it critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published. MJGdM: substantial contributions to conception, design, analysis and interpretation of data; drafting the article and revising it critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published. JBC: substantial contributions to conception, design, analysis and interpretation of data; drafting the article and revising it critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published. ISS: substantial contributions to acquisition and analysis of data; revising the article critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published. GAPdS: substantial contributions to conception, design, analysis and interpretation of data; revising the article critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published. LSdL: substantial contributions to conception, design, analysis and interpretation of data; revising the article critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published.

  • Funding This study was funded by the Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira—IMIP, through its institutional Fund for Education and Research.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval Ethic approval was provided by Comite de Etica em Pesquisa em Seres Humanos do Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement There are no additional data available.

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Footnotes

  • To cite: Sette GCS, Mello MJG, Correia JB, et al. Do pacifiers increase the risk of nosocomial diarrhoea? A cohort study. BMJ Open 2012;2:e000427. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000427

  • Contributors The listed authors have made the following contributions to this article: GCSS: substantial contributions to conception, design, acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data; drafting the article and revising it critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published. MJGdM: substantial contributions to conception, design, analysis and interpretation of data; drafting the article and revising it critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published. JBC: substantial contributions to conception, design, analysis and interpretation of data; drafting the article and revising it critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published. ISS: substantial contributions to acquisition and analysis of data; revising the article critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published. GAPdS: substantial contributions to conception, design, analysis and interpretation of data; revising the article critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published. LSdL: substantial contributions to conception, design, analysis and interpretation of data; revising the article critically for important intellectual content; final approval of the version to be published.

  • Funding This study was funded by the Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira—IMIP, through its institutional Fund for Education and Research.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval Ethic approval was provided by Comite de Etica em Pesquisa em Seres Humanos do Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement There are no additional data available.

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