Intraarticular cortisone injection for osteoarthritis of the hip. Is it effective? Is it safe?

@inproceedings{Kruse2008IntraarticularCI,
  title={Intraarticular cortisone injection for osteoarthritis of the hip. Is it effective? Is it safe?},
  author={David W. Kruse},
  booktitle={Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine},
  year={2008}
}
Osteoarthritis of the hip is a significant source of morbidity in the elderly. Treatment guidelines are available for the management of hip osteoarthritis, but these do not address the application of intraarticular corticosteroid injection. The intraarticular injection of corticosteroid is used in the management of other large joint osteoarthritic diseases and is well studied in the knee, however, this data cannot be used to make sound clinical decisions regarding its use for hip osteoarthritis… CONTINUE READING
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