- In this series, 84% of patient was discharged from ED, 55.3% with antibiotic. Only 1.5% had elbow aspiration in ED. 88% had resolution at follow-up.
- Author concluded that aspiration in ED is not necessary even when septic bursitis is suspected, and most can be managed with outpatient antibiotic
- Performing a CRP blood test, and/or referral to orthopedic service, is associated with admission and antibiotic administration