Clinical Guideline Highlights

Clinical Guideline Highlights for the Hospitalist: Diagnosis and Management of Clostridium difficile in Adults

Abstract

GUIDELINE TITLE: 2018 Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)/Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) clinical practice guideline
RELEASE DATE: February 15, 2018
PRIOR VERSION: 2010 Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)/Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) clinical practice guideline
DEVELOPER: A panel of 14 multidisciplinary experts
FUNDING SOURCE: IDSA and SHEA
TARGET POPULATION: Adult and pediatric patients at risk for or diagnosed with Clostridium difficile infection based on a literature review with a defined search period of 2009–2016. This review will focus on adult patients.

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