Med-surgical floor vs Telemetry depending on overall condition
Continue IV fluids if patient has significant diarrhea
Check stool for Cdiff toxin
GI evaluation if needed
Correction of Electrolytes
Monitor for development of Toxic Megacolon->abdominal distension, tenderness, sudden jump in WBC count. Xray or CT scan can be done if suspected, Consult Surgery stat for Toxic Megacolon
Vancomycin liquid 125mg PO Q 6hrs X 10-14 days, tapering over a period of several weeks may be needed if recurrent Cdiff Colitis.
IV Metronidazole 500mg iv Q8hrs if it is severe.
Vancomycin enema, Stool transplantation are options available for recurrent Cdiff Colitis. GI may need to be involved for this.