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Clostridium difficile Colitis Scoring System

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with Clostridium difficile colitis using the RUWA scoring system of Drew and Boyle.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Gastroenterology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

A04.7

Description:

Drew and Boyle developed the RUWA (ratio, urea, WBC, albumin) scoring system for evaluating a patient with Clostridium difficile colitis. The authors are from St. James's Hospital in Dublin.

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