Tag Archive: arthrocentesis

Arthrocentesis (joint aspiration)

A general guideline containing information on indications / contraindications / procedural technique relating to joint aspiration   The principles of anaesthetic administration and use of an aseptic technique are similar for all joints, but the anatomical landmarks for the site…
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CME 22/5/14 – Septic Arthritis

Septic arthritis from SCGH ED CME Here is Sarah’s talk on septic arthritis. Resources: Joint Aspiration from LITFLJoint Fluid Analysis from LITFL (see table below) Video showing a method of knee arthrocentesis with landmark technique Video showing ultrasound guided knee injection…
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