Tag Archives: Intra-abdominal infection

Let’s stop using antibiotics for uncomplicated diverticulitis

Originally posted on AIMED – Let's talk about antibiotics:
Guest posting :┬áDr Daniel Isacson, local GP (ex Swedish researcher) The evidence is out and there is no proven benefit in recovery or complication rates in treating these patients with…

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How long should we treat Intra-abdominal Infections for? RCT evidence

Originally posted on AIMED – Let's talk about antibiotics:
A recent randomised trial┬áhas shown that patients who receive fixed duration antibiotic therapy (approximately 4 days) had similar outcomes to patients who received longer courses (approximately 8 days). 518 patients…

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