The Rational Clinical Examination
David L. Simel, Drummond Rennie
David L. Simel
Make the Diagnosis: Septic Arthritis
arthritis, infectious, bacterial arthritis, criterion standard comparisons (diagnostic tests), diagnosis, differential, likelihood ratio, make the diagnosis, prior probability, reference standards, synovial fluid, synovial fluid examination
"Among patients with an acute, swollen, and painful joint, the
probability of septic arthritis is 8%-27%.1,2..."
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