Tag septic arthritis

Arthrocentesis (joint aspiration)

SCGHED Guideline 3 340
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…

CME 22/5/14 – Septic Arthritis

Here is Sarah’s talk on septic arthritis. Resources: Joint Aspiration from LITFL Joint Fluid Analysis from LITFL (see table below) Video showing a method of knee arthrocentesis with landmark technique Video showing ultrasound guided knee injection (same principles as aspiration, but…