Update Your Acute Ulcerative Colitis Protocols With the Latest Evidence
You'll hear more about treating patients hospitalized with ACUTE severe ulcerative colitis...due to updated guidelines.
Up to 1 in 4 ulcerative colitis patients will be hospitalized for a severe flare. This includes 6 or more bloody stools/day PLUS at least one systemic sign...fever, anemia, elevated C-reactive protein (CRP), etc.
Rule out C. diff. It can mimic an ulcerative colitis flare...and is associated with increased mortality in these patients.