Monthly Archives: June 2014

Eye Emergencies, Questions

1. Do you prescribe ophthalmic topical anesthetics to patients with corneal abrasions who complain of severe pain? 2. When do you schedule ophthalmology follow up for patients with corneal abrasions? 3. How soon after presentation do you have a patient … Continue reading

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Monoarticular Arthritis, “Answers”

1. When do you tap a painful swollen joint? When do you obtain imaging before arthrocentesis? Acute monoarticular arthritis is an inflammatory process involving a single joint that develops over a period of less than 2 weeks. The possible etiologies … Continue reading

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