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Research & Reviews  191 results

Constipation screening in people taking clozapine: A diagnostic accuracy study.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2020.03.032
Schizophrenia Research; Every-Palmer S, Inns SJ et. al.

Mar 31st, 2020 - Clozapine is the favoured antipsychotic for treatment-refractory schizophrenia but its safe use requires careful adverse-effect management. Clozapine-induced gastrointestinal hypomotility (CIGH or 'slow-gut') is one of the most common and serious ...

Campylobacter colitis leads to toxic megacolon and multiple organ failure.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2019-233373
BMJ Case Reports; Clark CLT, Murray EV

Mar 21st, 2020 - A 58-year-old woman presented to the emergency department in a district general hospital with severe abdominal pain and diarrhoea, after collapsing at home. She was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) in septic shock, and with acute kidney i...

Biological characteristics associated with virulence in Clostridioides difficile riboty...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7144233
Emerging Microbes & Infections; Kong KY, Kwong TNY et. al.

Mar 18th, 2020 - Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is a common cause of nosocomial diarrhea and can sometimes lead to pseudo-membranous colitis and toxic megacolon. We previously reported that the PCR ribotype 002 was a common C. difficile ribotype in Hong ...

From Nursery to Nursing Home: Emerging Concepts in Clostridioides difficile Pathogenesis.
https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00934-19
Infection and Immunity; Smith AB, Soto Ocana J et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2020 - Clostridioides difficile is a Gram-positive, spore-forming, anaerobic bacterium that infects the human gastrointestinal tract, causing a wide range of disorders that vary in severity from mild diarrhea to toxic megacolon and/or death. Over the pas...

Clostridioides difficile Infection: Update on Management.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32003951
American Family Physician; Mounsey A, Lacy Smith K et. al.

Jan 31st, 2020 - Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridioides difficile infection have recently been updated. Risk factors include recent exposure to health care facilities or antibiotics, especially clindamycin. C. difficile infection is character...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  205 results

Constipation screening in people taking clozapine: A diagnostic accuracy study.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2020.03.032
Schizophrenia Research; Every-Palmer S, Inns SJ et. al.

Mar 31st, 2020 - Clozapine is the favoured antipsychotic for treatment-refractory schizophrenia but its safe use requires careful adverse-effect management. Clozapine-induced gastrointestinal hypomotility (CIGH or 'slow-gut') is one of the most common and serious ...

Campylobacter colitis leads to toxic megacolon and multiple organ failure.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2019-233373
BMJ Case Reports; Clark CLT, Murray EV

Mar 21st, 2020 - A 58-year-old woman presented to the emergency department in a district general hospital with severe abdominal pain and diarrhoea, after collapsing at home. She was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) in septic shock, and with acute kidney i...

Biological characteristics associated with virulence in Clostridioides difficile riboty...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7144233
Emerging Microbes & Infections; Kong KY, Kwong TNY et. al.

Mar 18th, 2020 - Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is a common cause of nosocomial diarrhea and can sometimes lead to pseudo-membranous colitis and toxic megacolon. We previously reported that the PCR ribotype 002 was a common C. difficile ribotype in Hong ...

From Nursery to Nursing Home: Emerging Concepts in Clostridioides difficile Pathogenesis.
https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00934-19
Infection and Immunity; Smith AB, Soto Ocana J et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2020 - Clostridioides difficile is a Gram-positive, spore-forming, anaerobic bacterium that infects the human gastrointestinal tract, causing a wide range of disorders that vary in severity from mild diarrhea to toxic megacolon and/or death. Over the pas...

Clostridioides difficile Infection: Update on Management.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32003951
American Family Physician; Mounsey A, Lacy Smith K et. al.

Jan 31st, 2020 - Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridioides difficile infection have recently been updated. Risk factors include recent exposure to health care facilities or antibiotics, especially clindamycin. C. difficile infection is character...

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News  17 results

IBD: When to operate and when to punt
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/160476/general-surgery/ibd-when-operate-and-when-punt/page/0/2

Mar 9th, 2018 - Emergencies require quicker decisions. In ulcerative colitis, emergency cases may include toxic megacolon, perforated colon, or obstruction from either a stricture or cancer, as well as bleeding in rare cases.

VIDEO: A better option for C. difficile toxic megacolon
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/103661/infectious-diseases/video-better-option-c-difficile-toxic-megacolon
M. Alexander Otto

Oct 20th, 2015 - CHICAGO – Last-minute colectomy isn’t the way to go for Clostridium difficile–induced toxic megacolon; outcomes are better with a timely loop ileostomy and colonic lavage. University of Pittsburgh surgery professor Dr.

Tweet of the Week: Misplaced Vowel Causes Unwanted Bowel
https://www.medpagetoday.com/gastroenterology/generalgastroenterology/50344

Mar 6th, 2015 - Welcome to another edition of the MedPage Today Tweet of the Week! Every Friday, the editorial team highlights its favorite 140-character contribution from the healthcare twittersphere. This week's winner is ... Medpage Today's own Ivan Oransky. H...

Clostridium difficile diarrhea and colitis: A clinical overview
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/93373/infectious-diseases/clostridium-difficile-diarrhea-and-colitis-clinical-overview
Alan J. Taege, MD, Karim A. Adal, MD

ABSTRACT Infection with toxin-producing strains of Clostridium difficile is common and potentially life-threatening. It occurs mostly in patients in the hospital or nursing home w ho are taking or have recently taken antibiotics.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →