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Dzau VJ, Kirch D, Murthy V, Nasca T, eds; NAM’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience. Washington DC: The National Academies Press; 2022. ISBN 9780309694674.
A 71-year-old man presented to a hospital-based orthopedic surgery clinic for a follow-up evaluation of his knee and complaints of pain and swelling in his right shoulder. His shoulder joint was found to be acutely inflamed and purulent fluid was aspirated from his shoulder. The patient was sent to the Emergency Department (ED) for suspected septic arthritis.