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Combating Clostridium Difficile - Today's Geriatric Medicine

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To call Clostridium difficile (C diff), a disease that primarily threatens older ... get an infection like C diff, it's more likely to become severe, and “an elderly person ...

Special Concerns for Seniors - Tufts

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Clostridium difficile (“C. diff”) is a potentially fatal pathogenic bacterial species ... Elderly patients often experience changes in the composition of their native gut ...

Clostridium Difficile. C Diff; Symptoms and information | Patient

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This accounts for most of the serious complications such as perforation (rupture) of the colon, and death. Most people who die of C. difficile infection are elderly ...

Dying From C diff: Who Is Most Vulnerable? - Medscape

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Jun 2, 2015 ... A new CDC study shows that the risk for C difficile infection and death increases with age.

Mortality in hospitalized older adults associated with Clostridium ...

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Jun 21, 2010 ... C. difficile infection in hospitalized elderly patients may contribute to long-term mortality or be a marker of poor prognosis and cases may ...

Clostridium difficile infection in the elderly. - NCBI

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The aging society and the advanced of supportive treatment means that large numbers of elderly patients with risk factors for C difficile enterocolitis will continue ...

What is Clostridium difficile (C. difficile)? - Medical News Today

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Jan 13, 2016 ... Elderly hospital patients, as well as those in long-term care facilities are most commonly affected by C. difficile - especially after or during the ...

C. diff: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments - WebMD

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Learn more from WebMD about C. diff infection, including symptoms, risk factors, treatment, and prevention.

Gut Infections are Killing the Elderly at Frightening Rates - 80beats ...

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Mar 20, 2012 ... Like MRSA it started as a hospital bug, so did C diff. and neither stayed ... We have a higher proportion of elderly people now - - - though that ...

C. Diff Infections Becoming More Common, Severe - Mayo Clinic ...

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Oct 17, 2012 ... Clostridium difficile infections are becoming more common and more severe in hospitalized children and the elderly, in large part due to greater ...

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