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Friday, February 26, 2021

Clostridium Difficile

Tasty Morsels of Critical Care 029 - February 25, 2021 - By Andy Neill
“We see C. Diff in the ICU in a couple of contexts. Firstly the poor unfortunate soul who starts with a benign illness and gets some antibiotics and develops a fulminant colitis and shock needing colectomy and an ICU admission. Secondly we have the frequent dilemma of the prolonged ICU patient who is collecting complications like they’re merit badges. They’ve developed new shock and there’s some diarrhoea and you’re worried about c. diff...”