First-time, mild diverticulitis: Antibiotics or watchful waiting?
First-time, mild diverticulitis: antibiotics or watchful waiting? Dn't jump to antibiotic Tx for mild, uncomplicated diverticulitis, a recent RCT says. Observation may be just as effective. Practice changer: For mild, computed tomography-proven acute diverticulitis, consider observation only instead of antibiotic therapy. Stength of recommendation: B: Based on a single randomized controlled trial.
Journal of Family Practice, 67(7) 2018: 435-436, 437.
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