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Thursday, May 27, 2010

British Columbid : Clostridium difficile contributed to two deaths, caused third

Via BClocal news :

" Doctors have determined that infection with Clostridium difficile was a contributing factor in two patient deaths at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

Medical reviews of five of the six patients who had C. diff when they died are now completed.

Medical reviews of three other patients were completed two weeks ago, which found one death was caused by C. diff, while the other two deaths were due to other medical problems."

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