<h1>Prevention of Surgical Infection Through Education</h1>


You start the patient on intravenous fluids to augment her oral intake. Her investigations are normal apart from the presence of C. Difficile toxin in the faeces.

Is the isolation of C. difficile sufficient to confirm a diagnosis of antibiotic-associated diaorrhoea due to this organism?

What are the principles of management for C. difficile diarrhoea?

Is there any other measure that should be taken in this case and why?

What major complications may follow C. difficile infection?

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