Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar
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2013 APIC Guide Expands C. difficile Prevention Efforts to Procedure and Outpatient Care Areas

GI Pathogens Table

The newly updated 2013 APIC “Guide to Preventing Clostridium difficile Infections” provides a valuable resource for healthcare professionals and facilities committed to reducing the prevalence of healthcare -associated infections (HAI’s).  Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) affect more than 7,000 inpatients on any given day (5 every minute), costing up to $51.5 million a day, or as …

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