Articles by Laurie Kennedy-Malone, PhD, GNP-BC, FAANP, FGSA

Recognition and management of Clostridium difficile in older adults

Sams, Anna Wentz; Kennedy-Malone, Laurie

The Nurse Practitioner. 42(5):50-55, May 12th, 2017.

Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is increasing in the outpatient setting, and older adults are at a higher risk for contracting CDI and experiencing poor outcomes. This article focuses on the presentation, treatment, and clinical practice implications for CDI in older adults.