Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship

Date Written

Summer 7-28-2016

Document Type

Project

Course Number

N5330

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

Dr. John Chovan

Keywords

C Difficile, toxic megacolon, colitis, antibiotic use, enteric precautions

Subject Categories

Nursing

Abstract

Colstridium Difficile Colitis incidence is continuing to increase and more difficult to treat due to increased resistance to antibiotics. This poster provides information on the pathophysiology, symptoms, risk factors, and nursing implications to decrease the spread.

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Nursing Commons

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