Patient Education Tool: C. Diff Infection Patient Education Brochure

The Infection Control Professionals of Southern New England provides a free, downloadable brochure on Clostridium Difficile infection.

 

The brochure includes information on patient and family education.

 

Designed in 2008, it addresses several questions including the following:

  • What is Clostridium Difficile infection?
  • What are the symptoms of C. difficile?
  • Is there treatment for C. difficile disease?

 

It also provides steps to properly wash hands with soap and water.

 

Download the Clostridium Difficile brochure (pdf) for use in your facility.

 

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