TITLE

Clostridium difficile--Associated Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Pelleschi, Maria E.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2008, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the diagnosis, prevention, treatment for Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) and the nursing care required for patients with CDAD. CDAD is diagnosed based on signs and symptoms. Three elements are required for the prevention of CDAD and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued guidelines for preventing CDAD. Various drug treatments are suggested for CDAD and their efficacy. There are several goals of nursing care for CDAD patients.
ACCESSION #
28774338

 

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