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Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Trigger Tool 10 Mar 2014

This tool can be used if ever the number of CDI cases on a ward reaches a defined figure to:

  • Confirm if an increase in number or severity of cases of CDI is real
  • Promptly identify and rectify an errors in the care of patients or in antimicrobial prescribing
  • Promptly identify and rectify an errors in the provision of a safe patient environment
  • Create a culture and systems that minimise risks to susceptible patients
Publisher(s)
  • Health Protection Scotland
Last Updated : 31/08/2017