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Guide to Arthrocentesis and Soft Tissue Injection

This concise, user-friendly, pocket-size handbook of best practices provides expert guidance on how to use arthrocentesis and soft tissue injection to diagnose and treat the most common musculoskeletal disorders seen in primary care, including strains, sprains, overuse injuries, inflammatory and arthritic conditions, and more. A consistent organization, clear illustrations, and low cost make this a must-have for anyone who regularly sees patients with orthopedic complaints.

Family Physicians, Internists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Nurses.

Paperback, 224 Pages

Published: April 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2205-3


  • Introduction

    Section I The 52 Most Common Outpatient Orthopedic Conditions

    Chapter 1 Neck

    Chapter 2 Shoulder

    Chapter 3 Elbow

    Chapter 4 Wrist

    Chapter 5 Hand

    Chapter 6 Chest

    Chapter 7 Back

    Chapter 8 Hip

    Chapter 9 Knee

    Chapter 10 Ankle

    Chapter 11 Lower Leg

    Chapter 12 Foot


    1. Physical Therapy Exercises

    2. Radiology and Procedures

    3. Supports, Braces, and Casts

    4. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

    5. Injectable corticosteroids

    6. Calcium supplements

    7. Rheumatology and lab tests

    8. Synovial fluid analysis




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