WSES guidelines for management of Clostridium difficile infection in surgical patients

World J Emerg Surg. 2015 Aug 20;10:38. doi: 10.1186/s13017-015-0033-6. eCollection 2015.

Abstract

In the last two decades there have been dramatic changes in the epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), with increases in incidence and severity of disease in many countries worldwide. The incidence of CDI has also increased in surgical patients. Optimization of management of C difficile, has therefore become increasingly urgent. An international multidisciplinary panel of experts prepared evidenced-based World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) guidelines for management of CDI in surgical patients.

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  • Review