Case Study , APA FORMAT
66-year-old female patient comes to your clinic with a PMH of Hypertension and arthritis in her right knee. Pt states that 72 hours ago she underwent an infiltration in his right knee at this rheumatologist doctor’s office because she complained of pain no resolved with NSAID. Today she presented to your primary office with pain in her right knee, with signs and symptoms of fever (102ºF) and reduced mobility.
1) What do you suspect?
2) What would you order for this patient, and what do you think you would find?
3) What would it be your recommendation in this case?
4) Would you recommend any empirical treatment? For how long?
Required Instructional Resources and Materials
Terry Mahan Buttaro: Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice 5th Edition.(2016) Publisher: Mosby
Ball, J., Dains, J., Flynn, J., Solomon, B., & Stewart, R. (2017). Seidel’s Guide to Physical Examination (9thed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Health Sciences.
Domino, F., Baldor, R., Golding, J., Stephens, M. (2020). The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2017 (28th ed.). Print (The 5-Minute Consult Series)
Pagana, K., &Pagana, T. (2018). Mosby’s Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference (14th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Health Sciences.