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How do outcomes compare for various approaches to treatment for shoulder septic arthritis?
A study published in the August issue of the Journal of the AAOS compares outcomes among patients with shoulder septic arthritis who were treated with arthrocentesis, open irrigation and débridement, or arthroscopic irrigation and débridement.  (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - August 20, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Editors Choice News Source Type: news

Joint Aspiration (Arthrocentesis)
Title: Joint Aspiration (Arthrocentesis)Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 10/17/1998 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - February 2, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

How to Confirm Ankle Joint Penetration
Suspicious lacerations should be investigated, even if the X-ray is normal. A step-by-step pictorial guide. It is a busy Friday evening in the emergency department when you get called to the resuscitation bay for a 14-year-old female who was the restrained back seat passenger in a rollover motor vehicle crash. After a quick call to your significant other to ensure that your daughter is safe in bed, you proceed to evaluate this young patient. You are once again amazed by modern safety technology with the minimal amount of head, torso and abdominal trauma on this patient. After a thorough initial inspection you find that the...
Source: EPMonthly.com - December 28, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Logan Plaster Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Improved Gout Diagnosis in the Absence of Arthrocentesis Improved Gout Diagnosis in the Absence of Arthrocentesis
The diagnostic rule for gout has now been validated in a secondary care population and has been demonstrated to provide an easy approach for diagnosing gout in patients who have monoarthritis. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 3, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

BSR Case Reports: Hiccups, Pets, and DIY Knee
LIVERPOOL--At the annual meeting of the British Society for Rheumatology, a narrated poster session highlighted some unusual case reports seen in U.K. rheumatology clinics including a MacGyver-like approach to joint aspiration. (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - April 29, 2014 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Joint Aspiration (Arthrocentesis)
Title: Joint Aspiration (Arthrocentesis)Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 10/17/1998 3:13:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - February 14, 2014 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Healthcare social media #HCSM - top articles
This report makes the case for "Googling a Patient" http://buff.ly/18gVq5MED physician uses Facebook photos/text posted by a patient to make a diagnosis of suicidal risk http://buff.ly/18gVNNPAcademic journals tend to lag behind significantly in #HCSM: 12% of Derm journal are on Facebook and 13% on Twitter http://buff.ly/18gW2IOSocial Media in Urology: Only 28% of U.S. respondents used social media for professional purposes http://buff.ly/1f8R0yNThe articles were selected from Twitter and RSS. Please feel free to send suggestions for articles to clinicalcases at gmail.com and you will receive an acknowledgement i...
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - December 19, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Tags: #HCSM Source Type: news