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Are probiotic or synbiotic preparations effective for the management of clostridium difficile-associated or radiation-induced diarrhea?



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Title Are probiotic or synbiotic preparations effective for the management of clostridium difficile-associated or radiation-induced diarrhea?
Author Eddins C., Gray M.
Country Advanced Practice Nurse, Wound Care Team, University of Virginia Health Care Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA.
Year -- Not Found --
Numbers Pubmed ID: 18199939
1495 (internal)

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Extraction Form: Reviews and Meta-analyses (Table C12)
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Focus of Review Treatment
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Title/Question Patient Population Probiotic or symbiotics for ADD, CDI, or radiation- induced diarrhea All patients
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# of Studies Patient N CDI:1 systematic review, 6 trials
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Comparators Narrative
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Results Sparse evidence may reduce risk for CDI or recurrence.
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