CME 22/5/14 – Septic Arthritis

Here is Sarah’s talk on septic arthritis.

Resources:

Joint-Effusion-Analysis-Table

Video showing a method of knee arthrocentesis with landmark technique

Video showing ultrasound guided knee injection (same principles as aspiration, but usually easier to position needle because there a larger effusion)

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Dr James Wheeler
Emergency Physician, SCGH, WA, Australia

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