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|Sternoclavicular Joint Infection|
Credits: 1.00 Post-Assessment Questions: 7
Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 2 Jun 2021
Last Reviewed: 2 Jun 2020
Estimated Time To Finish: 60 Minutes
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Septic arthritis of the sternoclavicular joint is rare and represents less than 1% of all bone and joint infections. A sternoclavicular joint infection is, in the majority of cases, associated with other systemic illnesses and/or general poor health status. This activity should help enhance the readers understanding of sternoclavicular joint infections. It should also help the reader better understand the workup and diagnostic approach to the suspected infected sternoclavicular joint. Furthermore, this activity can serve as a guide for providing care to the patient with a painful sternoclavicular joint and suspected infection.
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Authors: David Tapscott
Editors: Michael Benham
Editors-In-Chief: Biagio Manna Christian PalettaHesham Al Khateeb
Chief Medical Reviewer: David Tapscott
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn
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