In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about the classification and treatment of clostridium difficile infection. It is a hospital acquired infection also seen in community acquired infections. It can be non-severe, severe or fulminant. Dr. Aggarwal will further explain each type in details. Patients with clostridium difficile requires immediate antibiotic treatment. The preventive measure for this infection is hand wash with soap whenever possible.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He is the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He is also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus