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Antibiotics may be inappropriate for uncomplicated diverticulitis

(Wiley) Antibiotics are advised in most guidelines on diverticulitis, which arises when one or more small pouches in the digestive tract become inflamed or infected. Results from a randomized trial question the effectiveness of this practice, however.
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