Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine (with PAGEBURST Access)

4th Edition

A Practical Manual for Clinicians in Primary and Secondary Care

Authors:

  • Stephanie Saunders
  • Steve Longworth
    • Print ISBN 9780702035654
    • Electronic ISBN

    Table of 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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    268
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702035654
    Electronic ISBN:

    About the authors

    Stephanie Saunders

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Private Practitioner; Course Director, Orthopaedic Medicine Seminars and the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Orthopaedic Medicine; Fellow of Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, London, UK

    Steve Longworth

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Principal in General Practice, East Leicester Medical Practice, Uppingham Road Health Centre, Leicester; Specialist Doctor, Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK