Pyelonephritis in adult women: inpatient versus outpatient therapy.

  title={Pyelonephritis in adult women: inpatient versus outpatient therapy.},
  author={Sharon Safrin and David Siegel and Donald M. Black},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={85 6},
PURPOSE The traditional treatment of acute pyelonephritis has been hospitalization and parenteral administration of antibiotics. No previous study, however, has attempted to differentiate between those patients with pyelonephritis who might be safely managed as outpatients and those in whom hospitalization is required. We therefore decided to determine whether women with pyelonephritis can be effectively and safely managed outside the hospital. PATIENTS AND METHODS The medical records of 94… CONTINUE READING

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