No indication requiring long-term parenteral antibiotic use: endocarditis, meningitis, central nervous system infection, osteomyelitis, prosthetic material infection, Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia, undrained or undrainable
abscess and neutropenic fever 2.
The indications for emergency operative intervention in acute diverticulitis include the presence of generalised peritonitis, uncontained visceral perforation, gross uncontrollable sepsis, a large undrainable
or inaccessible abscess, bowel obstruction and lack of improvement or clinical deterioration with initial medical management (2).
French drains are temporary storage trenches that drain and hold small amounts of water in low, undrainable