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Phyllis


My mother had colon cancer. She went in for surgery and the hospital put a little old lady in her room from a nursing home. They came in the next day and moved my mom because they said the woman had something contagious. They would not tell us what it was.

About two weeks later, mom got sick. The diagnosis was C. diff. She was miserable. She died from it about two months–maybe not even that long–after getting it. The worst part was they removed all of her cancer and she did well after that surgery. She just couldn’t get over the C. diff. I took care of her until the end.

Age


60

Gender


Female

Length


3 MONTHS

Source


Hospital Acquired

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