Monoarticular arthritis update: Current evidence for diagnosis and treatment in the emergency department.

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Monoarticular arthritis presentations in the emergency department are increasing as the population ages and gets heavier. Many etiologies--from trauma to infection to autoimmune-mediated inflammation--are associated with significant disability or early mortality, and their treatments are associated with adverse effects. A systematic approach to evaluating… (More)

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@article{Genes2012MonoarticularAU, title={Monoarticular arthritis update: Current evidence for diagnosis and treatment in the emergency department.}, author={Nicholas Genes and Makini Chisolm-Straker}, journal={Emergency medicine practice}, year={2012}, volume={14 5}, pages={1-19; quiz 19-20} }