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BOF 176
Septic arthritis, all are true, except:
1-it is a medical emergency
2-unfortunately, has a mortality rate approaching 10%
3-the objectives of treatment are pain relief, parenteral antibiotics, adequate drainage and early active rehabilitation
4-in general, synovial fluid culture is positive in 90% of cases while initial gram stain is positive in only 50%
5-the commonest infective agent in adults is staph albus


 

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