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Patient Safety Tool: Clostridium Difficile Patient Information Sheet

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The University of Virginia provides a free, downloadable patient information sheet on Clostridium difficile.

 

The two-page sheet addresses a number of questions patients may have about C. difficile, including what it is, how it's spread and special precautions an organization may take when treating patients with C. difficile to prevent it spreading to other patients.

 

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The information sheet is available as both English and Spanish PDFs.

 

Download the University of Virginia's C. difficile patient information sheet (English pdf / Spanish pdf) and adapt the information for use in your facility.

 

Note: View our database providing more than 100 reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.

 

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