Regarding pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), which of the following is NOT a criteria for which hospitalization should be considered?
B. Tuboovarian abscess
C. Vaginal bleeding
D. A surgical emergency can not be excluded (e.g., appendicitis).
E. The patient is unable to tolerate an outpatient oral regimen.
…an excerpt from The Kaji ReviewAnswer
Criteria for which hospitalization includes:
- Failure of oral antimicrobial therapy
- Unable to follow or tolerate an outpatient regimen
- Severe illness, nausea and vomiting, or high fever
- Tuboovarian abscess
CDC – Pelvic Inflammatory Disease http://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/2010/pid.htm