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Table 1 PICOS-Question

From: Damage control strategy in perforated diverticulitis with generalized peritonitis

P Patient, Population, Problem Patients with perforated diverticulitis and generalized purulent or feaculent peritonitis. No restrictions on comorbidities, age groups or sex
I Intervention, Prognostic Factor, or Exposure Patients who underwent a two staged damage control strategy
C Comparison or Intervention (if appropriate) Patients who were treated by a concurrent approach: primary anastomosis with or without diverting ileostomy, Hartmann´s procedure
O Outcome you would like to measure or achieve Stoma rate at discharge, anastomotic leak rate, morbidity, mortality, unplanned revision laparotomy, rate of fascia closure
S Study types Randomized, non-randomized, prospective, retrospective