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Research in Action, Issue 8 - Figure 2

Research in Action, Issue 8

Figure 2. Percent of Adverse Events after 30 Days for Women Treated for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease by Treatment Group

0.7% of inpatients and 0.9% of outpatients had a tubo-ovarian abscess; 1.5% of inpatients and 1.7% of outpatients had an adverse drug reaction; 3.4% of inpatients and 0.0% of outpatients had phlebitis; 18.4% of inpatients and 20.6% of outpatients had tenderness.


Source: Ness RB, Soper DE, Holley RL, et al. Effectiveness of inpatient and outpatient treatment strategies for women with pelvic inflammatory disease: results from the Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Evaluation and Clinical Health (PEACH) randomized trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002; 186(5):929-37.

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Internet Citation: Research in Action, Issue 8 - Figure 2: Research in Action, Issue 8. September 2002. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/factsheets/pharmaceutical/rxtherapies/rxriafig2.html