1 Epidemiology of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.- 2 Risk Factors for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Associated Sequelae.- 3 Microbial Etiology of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.- 4 Diagnosis of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.- 5 Treatment of Acute Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.- 6 Tubo-Ovarian Abscess Complicating Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.- 7 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Pregnancy.- 8 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in the Adolescent Female.- 9 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and HIV-1 Infection.- 10 Prevention of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.- 11 Long-term Sequelae of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Tubal Factor Infertility, Ectopic Pregnancy, and Chronic Pelvic Pain.- 12 Histopathology of Genital Tract Infection with C. trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae.- 13 Behavioral Aspects of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is an in-depth, thorough guide for the clinician on the most common complication of sexually transmitted pathogens. Edited and written by the preeminent experts in the field, this volume presents the etiology, treatment, and diagnosis of PID, as well as chapters on risk factors, epidemiology, and prevention. In addition, the myriad clinical complications and challenges are discussed in chapters on tuboovarian abscess, PID and HIV infection, sequelae of PID, PID in adolescence, and PID in pregnancy. This is a must-have resource for obstetrician-gynecologists, primary care physicians, and all clinicians who provide health care to women of all ages.
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