Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Sep 15, 2019 Issue
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention [Article]

Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection that predominantly occurs in sexually active young women. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are common causes. Untreated PID can lead to chronic pelvic pain, infertility, ectopic pregnancy, and intra-abdominal infections. Mild to moderate PID can be treated in an outpatient setting; for patients who are severely ill or pregnant, hospitalization for parenteral antibiotic therapy is recommended. Prevention includes screening women younger than 25 years and those who are at risk or pregnant.

Nov 15, 2014 Issue
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

How do different antimicrobial regimens compare when treating women with confirmed PID and what are the effects of routine antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent PID before IUD insertion?

Apr 15, 2012 Issue
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease [Article]

Pelvic inflammatory disease is a polymicrobial infection of the upper genital tract. It primarily affects young, sexually active women. The diagnosis is made clinically; no single test or study is sensitive or specific enough for a definitive diagnosis. Pelvic inflammatory disease should be suspecte...

Mar 1, 2006 Issue
The Challenge of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease [Article]

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the upper genital tract in women that can include endometritis, parametritis, salpingitis, oophoritis, tubo-ovarian abscess, and peritonitis. The spectrum of disease ranges from subclinical, asymptomatic infection to severe, life-threatening illne...

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