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Clostridium difficile: Implications for nursing
  • Sheila Grossman, Fairfield University
  • Diana Mager, Fairfield University
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Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) and its many complications has become a serious health care challenge in acute, long-term, and home care. Nurses can make a unique contribution with preventive health teaching in decreasing transmission, preventing complications, and expediting resolution of C. difficile.

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Reprinted from MEDSURG Nursing, 2010, Volume 19, Number 3, pp. 155-158. Reprinted with permission of the publisher, Jannetti Publications, Inc., East Holly Avenue, Box 56, Pitman, NJ 08071-0056; Phone (856) 256-2300; FAX (856) 589-7463. (For a sample issue of the journal, visit - Learn more about the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses [AMSN] at Special arrangements for permission are required from the publisher for any other purpose.

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Grossman, Sheila. & Mager, Diana. (2010 ). Clostridium difficile: Implications for nursing. MEDSURG Nursing: The Journal of Adult Health, 19(3), 155-158.
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Sheila Grossman and Diana Mager. "Clostridium difficile: Implications for nursing" MEDSURG Nursing Vol. 19 Iss. 3 (2010)
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