Hospitalizations for pelvic inflammatory disease and tuboovarian abscess.

  title={Hospitalizations for pelvic inflammatory disease and tuboovarian abscess.},
  author={Clara K Paik and L. Elaine Waetjen and Guibo Xing and Jenny Dai and Richard L. Sweet},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={107 3},
OBJECTIVE To describe the demographic characteristics of and procedures for patients hospitalized for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and tuboovarian abscess in California from 1991 to 2001. METHODS We used the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification, diagnostic and procedural codes in the California Patient Discharge Database and census data to calculate hospitalization rates for PID and tuboovarian abscess by age and race/ethnicity. We estimated the… CONTINUE READING

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