Tales from the C. difficile trenches

October 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/27/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 9, pE197
Academic Journal
The article discusses the experiences of two medical personnel during the outbreaks of C. difficile. Teri Arany, nurse manager at Toronto Western Hospital, states that her experience on the serious C. difficile outbreaks resulted to a change in practice to prevent hospital-acquired infections. According to Dr. John Wright, president at Scarborough General Hospital, disposing old fabric furniture and educating cleaning staff are important steps to deal with the problem in old hospitals.


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