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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Monoartritis

EM Lyceum - Posted on June 4, 2014
  1. When do you tap a painful swollen joint? When do you obtain imaging before arthrocentesis?
  2. In a patient with monoarticular arthritis, do you send any serum labs such as CBC, ESR, or CRP? How do they guide your management?
  3. Which synovial fluid studies do you send in order to help make the diagnosis? Which of these rule out septic arthritis?
  4. Do you inject the joint with any medication for symptomatic relief? If so, which medication?
http://emlyceum.com/2014/06/04/monoarticular-arthritis-answers/