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The Contagion® C. Difficile specialty page provides c. difficile-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

C. DIFFICILE VIDEOS - Page 5

Exploring Different Methods to Prevent CDI Recurrence
Dale N. Gerding, MD, discusses different methods used to prevent CDI recurrence.
Are Hospital Mattresses Putting Patients at Increased Risk for <i>C. difficile?</i>
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, discusses multiple factors that put patients at increased risk of getting C. difficile.
Addressing Challenges Faced by Hospital Epidemiologists
Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD, shares a few issues that hospital epidemiologists currently face.
Are Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics More Effective Against <i>C. difficile</i>?
Kirk Hevener, PharmD, PhD, explains why narrow-spectrum antibiotics are more beneficial for treating C. difficile.
How Preventable are <i>Clostridium difficile</i> Infections?
Gonzalo Bearman, MD, MPH, explains what is known about Clostridium difficile prevention and control.
How Effective Are <i>C. difficile</i> Bundled Approaches?
Gonzalo Bearman, MD, MPH, shares a few things to keep in mind when using bundled approaches against C. difficile.
What Are The Drawbacks Of Current Front-Line Drugs to Treat <i>C. difficile</i> Infection?
Kirk Hevener, PharmD, PhD, explains the drawbacks of first-line drugs that are currently used to treat C. difficile infections.
Why Do Some Patients Experience Recurrence of <em>Clostridium difficile</em> Infections After Treatment?
Julian Hurdle, PhD explains why some patients experience recurrence of Clostridium difficile after treatment.
 
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