oa South African Medical Journal - The use of hydrocortisone acetate by intra-articular injection for a variety of orthopaedic conditions
|Article Title||The use of hydrocortisone acetate by intra-articular injection for a variety of orthopaedic conditions|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Mar 1953|
|Pages||224 - 226|
|Keyword(s)||Arthritis, Hydrocortisone acetate, Intra-articular injection and Orhopaedics|
1. Hydrocortisone has only been tried for 4 months in South Africa, but experience seems to indicate thar it will be exceedingly helpful in several conditions. 2. It is not a permanent cure for rheumatoid arthritis or osteo-arthritis, but it is capable of relieving pain and discomfort temporarily, thus allowing a programme of muscle and joint re-education to be instituted. 3. Intra-articular injections must be performed under strict aseptic precautions.
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