Monthly Archives: May 2014

Monoarticular Arthritis, Questions

1.  When do you tap a painful, swollen joint? When do you obtain imaging before arthrocentesis? 2.  In a patient with monoarticular arthritis, do you send any serum labs such as WBC, ESR, or CRP? How do they guide your … Continue reading

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GI Imaging, “Answers”

1. When do you get abdominal plain films before CT in suspected SBO? 2. How do plain films guide your management in patients with suspected intraperitoneal free air? With advances in radiologic technology and the increased availability of CT, ultrasound, … Continue reading

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