Randomized controlled trial of oral vs intravenous therapy for the clinically diagnosed acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/251975
Title:
Randomized controlled trial of oral vs intravenous therapy for the clinically diagnosed acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.
Authors:
Ridgway, P F; Latif, A; Shabbir, J; Ofriokuma, F; Hurley, M J; Evoy, D; O'Mahony, J B; Mealy, K
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Wexford General Hospital, Ireland. p.ridgway@imperial.ac.uk
Citation:
Randomized controlled trial of oral vs intravenous therapy for the clinically diagnosed acute uncomplicated diverticulitis. 2009, 11 (9):941-6 Colorectal Dis
Publisher:
Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology
Journal:
Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
Issue Date:
Nov-2009
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/251975
DOI:
10.1111/j.1463-1318.2008.01737.x
PubMed ID:
19016815
Abstract:
Despite the high prevalence of hospitalization for left iliac fossa tenderness, there is a striking lack of randomized data available to guide therapy. The authors hypothesize that an oral antibiotic and fluids are not inferior to intravenous (IV) antibiotics and 'bowel rest' in clinically diagnosed acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.
Language:
en
MeSH:
Administration, Oral; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; C-Reactive Protein; Ciprofloxacin; Diverticulitis; Drug Therapy, Combination; Female; Humans; Injections, Intravenous; Length of Stay; Leukocyte Count; Male; Metronidazole; Middle Aged; Pain Measurement; Treatment Outcome
ISSN:
1463-1318

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorRidgway, P Fen_GB
dc.contributor.authorLatif, Aen_GB
dc.contributor.authorShabbir, Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorOfriokuma, Fen_GB
dc.contributor.authorHurley, M Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorEvoy, Den_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Mahony, J Ben_GB
dc.contributor.authorMealy, Ken_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-13T11:22:54Z-
dc.date.available2012-11-13T11:22:54Z-
dc.date.issued2009-11-
dc.identifier.citationRandomized controlled trial of oral vs intravenous therapy for the clinically diagnosed acute uncomplicated diverticulitis. 2009, 11 (9):941-6 Colorectal Disen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1463-1318-
dc.identifier.pmid19016815-
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1463-1318.2008.01737.x-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/251975-
dc.description.abstractDespite the high prevalence of hospitalization for left iliac fossa tenderness, there is a striking lack of randomized data available to guide therapy. The authors hypothesize that an oral antibiotic and fluids are not inferior to intravenous (IV) antibiotics and 'bowel rest' in clinically diagnosed acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherColorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctologyen_GB
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Irelanden_GB
dc.subject.meshAdministration, Oral-
dc.subject.meshAdult-
dc.subject.meshAged-
dc.subject.meshAged, 80 and over-
dc.subject.meshC-Reactive Protein-
dc.subject.meshCiprofloxacin-
dc.subject.meshDiverticulitis-
dc.subject.meshDrug Therapy, Combination-
dc.subject.meshFemale-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshInjections, Intravenous-
dc.subject.meshLength of Stay-
dc.subject.meshLeukocyte Count-
dc.subject.meshMale-
dc.subject.meshMetronidazole-
dc.subject.meshMiddle Aged-
dc.subject.meshPain Measurement-
dc.subject.meshTreatment Outcome-
dc.titleRandomized controlled trial of oral vs intravenous therapy for the clinically diagnosed acute uncomplicated diverticulitis.en_GB
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Surgery, Wexford General Hospital, Ireland. p.ridgway@imperial.ac.uken_GB
dc.identifier.journalColorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Irelanden_GB
dc.description.provinceLeinsteren

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