You are working in the ED and see a 29 year old woman with pelvic pain and wonder if she may have PID.


Answer one question before attending the face-to-face teaching session. Add comments to answers already given if you think it's appropriate. The first part of teaching will be spent discussing this case:

  1. What 3 minimum criteria are required to make a diagnosis?

  2. Give 1 extra supporting criteria

  3. List 3 indications for admission and inpatient management

  4. What organisms are most likely to be implicated in this condition?

  5. Name 2 serious complications that may occur

  6. What drugs would you prescribe for this patient?

  7. You decide she can be safely managed as an outpatient, what other advice should you give her before discharge?