June 15, 2013 - Preparing Joint Injection Sites

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by Dr. Nancy S. Loving

When administering equine joint injections, veterinarians must take steps to minimize the risk of septic arthritis developing in the treated joint. Particularly in equine athletes, septic arthritis can be a devastating and debilitating complication, though aggressive treatment returns a large range (27-92%) of affected horses back to work.

Also in this feature; Limb Positioning for Assessing Joints Via X-Ray 

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