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Use of a best practice alert linking Clostridioides difficile infection test results to a severity-based treatment order set

  • Holly L. Reed (a1), Trevor C. Van Schooneveld (a2), Craig G. Reha (a1) and Scott J. Bergman (a1)
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Abstract

We evaluated provider adherence to practice guidelines for inpatients diagnosed with Clostridoides difficile infection (CDI) before and after implementation of a best practice alert (BPA) linking a positive test result to guideline-based orders. After implementation of the BPA, guideline-based prescribing increased from 39.4% in 2013 to 67.7% in 2016 (P = .014).

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Author for correspondence: Holly Reed, Email: Horeed@nebraskamed.com

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