In the last three decades, Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) has increased in incidence and severity in many countries worldwide. The increase in CDI incidence has been particularly apparent among surgical patients. Therefore, prevention of CDI and optimization of management in the surgical patient are paramount. An international multidisciplinary panel of experts from the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) updated its guidelines for management of CDI in surgical patients according to the most recent available literature. The update includes recent changes introduced in the management of this infection.

2019 update of the WSES guidelines for management of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection in surgical patients 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1103 Clinical Sciences

Di Carlo, Isidoro;
2019-01-01

Abstract

In the last three decades, Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) has increased in incidence and severity in many countries worldwide. The increase in CDI incidence has been particularly apparent among surgical patients. Therefore, prevention of CDI and optimization of management in the surgical patient are paramount. An international multidisciplinary panel of experts from the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) updated its guidelines for management of CDI in surgical patients according to the most recent available literature. The update includes recent changes introduced in the management of this infection.
Antimicrobial stewardship; Antimicrobial treatment; Clostridioides difficile infection; Clostridium difficile infection; Fecal microbiota transplantation; Infection control; Pseudomembranous colitis; Surgery; Emergency Medicine
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