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Jordin Rex, SN, School of Nursing, Sam Houston State University, Magnolia, Texas, USA; Mona Cockerham, PhD, RN, CPHQ, School of Nursing, Sam Houston State University, The Woodlands, Texas, USA
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A clostridium difficile specimen selection checklist was implemented on a Medical Surgical unit to increase adherence to hospital policy on appropriate sampling for laboratory testing.
Creating Healthy Work Environments 2019:Innovating Healthy Clinical and Academic Environments: Optimizing Patient Outcomes and Professional Well-Being, February 22-24, 2019. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
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