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High-Risk Antibiotic Use Common in Nursing Homes After Hospitalization

February 7, 2022

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Presented by Health Lab

Prescribing antibiotics to patients who are discharged to nursing homes after hospital visits is common. However, this practice may leave them at a higher risk for C. diff infections. This sickness is caused by a bacterium that causes diarrhea, abdominal pain and intestinal issues.

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