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Monday, January 31, 2022

SEPTIC OLECRANON BURSITIS

SGEM#358 - By admin - January 29, 2022
  • CLINICAL QUESTION: WHAT IS THE EFFICACY AND OUTCOMES ASSOCIATED WITH EMPIRIC ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY, WITHOUT ASPIRATION, FOR SEPTIC OLECRANON BURSITIS?
  • KEY RESULTS: MOST PATIENTS WITH SUSPECTED SEPTIC OLECRANON BURSITIS HAD AN UNCOMPLICATED RESOLUTION OF THEIR BURSITIS.
  • SGEM BOTTOM LINE: ANTIBIOTICS WITHOUT ASPIRATION SEEMS SAFE AND MAY BE AN EFFECTIVE METHOD OF TREATMENT FOR SUSPECTED SEPTIC OLECRANON BURSITIS.