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Research & Reviews  183 results

Clostridioides difficile infection in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients: ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2023.154254
Journal of Critical Care; Dionne JC, Johnstone J et. al.

Jan 23rd, 2023 - Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is a serious complication of critical illness. The objective of the study was to determine its incidence, prevalence, timing, severity, predictors, and outcomes. We performed a prospective nested cohort stu...

Optimal Treatment for Recurrent Clostridium Difficile
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02667418

Dec 12th, 2022 - Abstract Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of healthcare-associated infectious diarrhea among adults in industrialized countries. In addition to diarrhea, C. difficile infection (CDI) may also result in serious complications such as s...

Clostridioides (Clostridium) Difficile Colitis Clinical Presentation
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/186458-clinical&

Dec 6th, 2022 - History C difficile colonization results in a wide spectrum of clinical conditions, including an asymptomatic carrier state; mild, self-limited diarrhea; pseudomembranous colitis; and fulminant colitis. Most patients develop diarrhea during or sho...

Clostridioides (Clostridium) Difficile Colitis Clinical Presentation
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/186458-clinical

Dec 6th, 2022 - History C difficile colonization results in a wide spectrum of clinical conditions, including an asymptomatic carrier state; mild, self-limited diarrhea; pseudomembranous colitis; and fulminant colitis. Most patients develop diarrhea during or sho...

Clostridioides (Clostridium) Difficile Colitis Clinical Presentation
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/186458-clinical

Dec 6th, 2022 - History C difficile colonization results in a wide spectrum of clinical conditions, including an asymptomatic carrier state; mild, self-limited diarrhea; pseudomembranous colitis; and fulminant colitis. Most patients develop diarrhea during or sho...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  14 results

Optimal Treatment for Recurrent Clostridium Difficile
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02667418

Dec 12th, 2022 - Abstract Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of healthcare-associated infectious diarrhea among adults in industrialized countries. In addition to diarrhea, C. difficile infection (CDI) may also result in serious complications such as s...

Effect of Adding Simethicone to Split-dose Polyethylene Glycol for Bowel Preparation in a Screening Colonoscopy Setting
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03816774

Oct 5th, 2022 - a. Study type: Endoscopist-blinded randomized controlled trial i. Prospective inclusion of patients scheduled for a colonoscopy by nationwide CRC screening program after a positive faecal immunochemical test. ii. Randomization by computer generate...

Retrospective, Uncontrolled Cohort Study on the Therapy of Chronic Megalon
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04340856

Apr 27th, 2022 - Megacolon may be defined as dilatation of the abdominal colon with a minimum of 9 cm in diameter and the absence of mechanical obstruction. Chronic megacolon in adults is an acquired uncommon condition that generally is associated with constipatio...

Role of Intestinal Protozoa and Helminths in the Course of Ulcerative Colitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03441893

Apr 15th, 2022 - The prospective cohort and randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study will be conducted on the basis of Research Institute of Epidemiology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and Coloproctology department of the Republic clinical hospita...

Microbiota or Placebo After Antimicrobial Therapy for Recurrent C. Difficile at Home (MATCH)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03005379

Mar 18th, 2022 - Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is one of the most common nosocomial infections and is increasingly seen in non-hospitalized patients. Although more than 90% of patients have symptom resolution with a course of standard antimicrobial therapy...

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News  32 results

Aerosolized Hydrogen Peroxide System Cut Rate of C. Diff Infections
https://www.medpagetoday.com/hospitalbasedmedicine/infectioncontrol/97747

Mar 18th, 2022 - Use of a touchless whole-room aerosolized hydrogen peroxide (aHP) disinfection system led to a reduction in Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) rates at an acute care facility, a retrospective study found. Over the first 5 years of the study,...

Ulcerative Colitis Clinical Practice Guidelines (ASCRS, 2021)
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/956159

Aug 9th, 2021 - Guidelines on the surgical management of ulcerative colitis (UC) were published in July 2021 by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons in the journal Diseases of the Colon & Rectum.[1] Strong recommendations are outlined below unless no...

It’s time to rethink your approach to C diff infection
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/225760/infectious-diseases/its-time-rethink-your-approach-c-diff-infection
MDedge Family Medicine; Kelsea Zukauckas, PharmD, Jeremy Vandiver, PharmD, BCPS et. al.

Jul 21st, 2020 - CASE 1 Beth O, a 63-year-old woman, presents to the emergency department (ED) with a 2-week history of diarrhea (6 very loose, watery stools per day) and lower abdominal pain. The patient denies any vomiting, sick contacts, or recent travel.

Fecal Transplant Transmits Fatal Drug-Resistant E coli Infection
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/920649

Oct 31st, 2019 - Two patients who received fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) in clinical trials contracted extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing (ESBL) Escherichia coli bacteremia, and one of them died, according to a report published online October 5 in the ...

Fecal Transplant Transmits Fatal Drug-Resistant E coli Infection
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/920649

Oct 31st, 2019 - Two patients who received fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) in clinical trials contracted extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing (ESBL) Escherichia coli bacteremia, and one of them died, according to a report published online October 5 in the ...

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Patient Education  7 results see all →