Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine (with PAGEBURST Access) book cover

Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine (with PAGEBURST Access)

A Practical Manual for Clinicians in Primary and Secondary Care

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Published: January 2013

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-5451-8

Contents

  • Section 1 INJECTION THERAPY - THE EVIDENCE

    The evidence base for injection therapy

    Corticosteroids and local anaesthetics

    Other substances used for injection therapy

    Landmark and image guided injections

    Aspiration and miscellaneous injections

    Safety, drugs and sport, medicolegal issues

    Section 2 PRACTICAL GUIDELINES FOR INJECTION THERAPY

    Overview

    How to use this book

    Contraindications to injection therapy

    Preparation protocol 

    Injection technique flowchart 

    References

    Section 3 UPPER LIMB INJECTIONS

    Examination of the upper limb

    The shoulder

    The elbow 

    The wrist and hand

    Temporomandibular joint

    Summary of suggested upper limb dosages

    Section 4 LOWER LIMB INJECTIONS

    Examination of the lower limb

    The hip

    The knee 

    The ankle and foot

    Summary of suggested lower limb dosages 

    Section 5 SPINAL INJECTIONS

    Spinal injection guidelines

    Examination of the spine

    Spinal injection techniques

    Summary of suggested spinal dosages

    References

    Appendix 1 Landmark technique accuracy and outcome studies

    Appendix 2 Injection Survey

    Index

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