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Joint Pain

Joseph Mort
  1. Develop a differential diagnosis for a patient presenting with joint pain organized by the number and type of joints involved.
  2. Based on a patient’s presentation, determine whether joint pain is articular vs nonarticular and inflammatory versus noninflammatory.
  3. List the initial diagnostic tests to order for a patient presenting with joint pain.
  4. Identify the role of arthrocentesis in the diagnosis of joint pain and be able to interpret a synovial fluid analysis.
  5. Choose the correct diagnostic imaging modality to evaluate joint pain based on the patient’s clinical presentation.
  6. Explain the treatment for common causes of joint pain.
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Approaches & Chief Complaints in Rheumatology > DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH TO JOINT PAIN
AccessMedicine > Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence-Based Guide, 4e > Approach to the Patient with Joint Pain - Case 1 > CONSTRUCTING A DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS
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AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 39 > Small Joint Pain in Adults


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