We surveyed acute-care hospitals on strategies to reduce inappropriate C. difficile testing and treatment of colonized patients. Decision support during C. difficile test ordering was common, but hard stops to prevent placement of inappropriate orders and active intervention of antimicrobial stewardship programs on positive C. difficile test reports were infrequent.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Infection control and hospital epidemiology|
|State||Published - Jul 11 2022|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases