Acute diverticulitis: diagnosis and management.

Title

Acute diverticulitis: diagnosis and management.

Creator

Van Ness M; Peller C

Publisher

Hospital practice (Office ed.)

Date

1991
1991-03

Description

A high index of suspicion is required for early detection of complications, most commonly diverticular abscess and colovesical fistula. Appropriate antibiotic therapy should cover a wide range of potential pathogens.

Subject

Adult; Female; Humans; Postoperative Complications; Male; Middle Aged; Acute Disease; Anti-Bacterial Agents/therapeutic use; Abscess/diagnosis/etiology/therapy; Fistula/complications; Diagnosis; Differential; Diverticulitis; Colonic/*diagnosis/drug therapy/etiology/surgery

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

83–6, 90–91

Issue

3

Volume

26

Citation

Van Ness M; Peller C, “Acute diverticulitis: diagnosis and management.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed June 12, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5680.

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