April 9, 2021

Management of C-difficile Infection (CDI)

In this episode of Critical Matters, we will discuss the evidence-based management of severe and fulminant Clostridioides difficile infection(CDI) in the intensive care unit.

Our guest is Dr. Max W. Adelman, a member of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Department of Medicine, at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta.

Additional Resources:
Critical Care Management of the Patient with Clostridioides difficile: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33156122/
CDI Guidelines from IIDSA: https://www.idsociety.org/practice-guideline/clostridium-difficile/
Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Severe or Fulminant Clostridioides difficile: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10620-021-06908-4

Books Mentioned in this Episode:
The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Preston: https://www.amazon.com/Hot-Zone
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry: https://www.amazon.com/Great-Influenza