Patient Safety Tool: APIC's Guide to C. Diff Infection Prevention

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology offers a free guide to preventing Clostridium difficile infections.

The "Guide to Preventing Clostridium Difficile Infections" is an update of a 2008 APIC guide, and includes new tools and revised information. The guide describes many interventions to prevent C. diff, including surveillance, hand hygiene, contact/isolation precautions, environmental infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship.


Download APIC's "Guide to Preventing Clostridium Difficile Infections" for use in your own facility.

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