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Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

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Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Delineate an approach to the assessment of the pediatric patient with fever and knee effusion.
  2. Differentiate causes of febrile knee effusion using key features of the history and physical examination.
  3. Describe the diagnostic evaluation, treatment, and initial management of the pediatric patient with febrile knee effusion.
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  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: PEC1022
Published: October 2022
Expires: 9/30/2024
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Kaileen Jafari, MD and George A. Woodward, MD, MBA
Topics: Fever , Knee Effusion