Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an acute, community-acquired, sexually transmitted infection of the upper genital tract, including the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, or adjac...
Lower abdominal pain, usually bilateral
Abnormal uterine bleeding
Nausea and vomiting
Fever and chills
Lower abdominal t...
No specific pre-hospital considerations
Appropriate pain management
Resuscitation rarely indicated
Uncertain diagnosis and toxic appearance
Suspected pelvic abscess, including TOA
Severe illness (e.g., vomiting or severe pain)
Failure of ...
PID represents a spectrum of disease from simple endometritis to fatal intra-abdominal sepsis
Quinolones and oral cephalosporins are no longer recommended in US for the treatment of...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Update to CDC's sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2006: Fluoroquinolones no longer recommended for treatment of g...
079.88 Other specified chlamydial infection
098.19 Other gonococcal infection (acute) of upper genitourinary tract
614.9 Unspecified inflammatory disease of female pelvic organs and tissues
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