Antibiotic therapy of intra-abdominal sepsis in the elderly: experience with ticarcillin and clavulanic acid.

@article{Fink1991AntibioticTO,
  title={Antibiotic therapy of intra-abdominal sepsis in the elderly: experience with ticarcillin and clavulanic acid.},
  author={Mitchell P. Fink},
  journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics},
  year={1991},
  volume={172 Suppl},
  pages={36-41}
}
Age is a major factor in determining the outcome for older patients with intra-abdominal sepsis. Poor outcome in these patients may be related to a number of physiologic and immunologic changes associated with aging. The treatment of intra-abdominal sepsis can itself pose special risks for the elderly. Standard regimens containing aminoglycosides have a… CONTINUE READING