Social distancing, vigilant sanitizing, and mask wearing required by COVID-19 did more than combat the pandemic—it cut down on flu cases as well as improved respiratory health for some patients. Some studies indicate that the measures also reduced Clostridium difficile, or C difficile, in hospitals and facilities. A recent set of interviews … highlighted this development. … This episode of Managed Care Cast features a few of those interviews: … Alpesh N. Amin, MD, [professor], University of California, Irvine School of Medicine ….
Quelling COVID-19 also capped Clostridium difficile—will it continue?
AJMC, July 6, 2021 (Audio)
July 6, 2021