Should local anesthesia be used for arthrocentesis and joint injections?

Abstract

Arthrocentesis, joint injections, administration of local anesthesia, joint irrigation, and intraarticular injections are critical syringe and needle procedures in rheumatology and orthopedic surgery [1, 2]. Physicians often disagree whether local anesthesia should be used during syringe and needle procedures; however, patients often complain of signiWcant… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00296-008-0785-3

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@article{Park2008ShouldLA, title={Should local anesthesia be used for arthrocentesis and joint injections?}, author={Kye Sook Park and Andres Peisajovich and A Rabl Walter A Radner Michael and Wilmer L Sibbitt and Arthur D. Bankhurst}, journal={Rheumatology International}, year={2008}, volume={29}, pages={721-723} }