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Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine: A Practical Manual for Clinicians in Primary and Secondary Care / Edition 4
     

Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine: A Practical Manual for Clinicians in Primary and Secondary Care / Edition 4

by Stephanie Saunders
 

ISBN-10: 0702054518

ISBN-13: 9780702054518

Pub. Date: 02/08/2013

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Now in its fourth edition and with a new title – Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine – this successful step-by-step guide is a trusted resource used by a wide range of practitioners who have to deal with the management of painful joints and soft tissues, particularly in relation to sports and overuse injuries.

Area by area,

Overview

Now in its fourth edition and with a new title – Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine – this successful step-by-step guide is a trusted resource used by a wide range of practitioners who have to deal with the management of painful joints and soft tissues, particularly in relation to sports and overuse injuries.

Area by area, guidance is given for each lesion on appropriate patient selection and delivery of the drug. Every technique has its own two-page spread containing a written description along with an anatomical illustration of the region and a photograph showing the anatomical landmarks for the injection.

This new edition is now accompanied by a Trainer available via www.injectiontechniquesonline.com. Please see log on for further details on how to accessthe virtual training guide - introduced by Stephanie Saunders herself - which covers the top most common injection techniques for each of the body regions. Through key text, videos, animations and interactive self-assessment, users are tested on their knowledge of anatomical landmarks, differential diagnoses, assessment criteria, drug selection and technical skill. Further access is given to a library of over 50 video clips showing supplementary injection techniques which clearly demonstrate the correct anatomical position for each needle insertion.

• Illustrations, references, lesions, drugs, controversies!
• Chapters on Other Injectable Substances; Landmark and Image Guided Injections
• Latest evidence in injection therapy literature
• Adapted and simplified practical sections
• Access to Musculoskeletal Injection Techniques Trainer – a virtual aid to test your anatomical and technical skills on the top most common injections for the upper and lower limbs and spine – perfect for self-testing and honing your skills!

• Log on to www.injectiontechniquesonline.comto begin
• The Trainer also gives unlimited access to a bank of over 50 video clips demonstrating actual needle insertion for each lesion

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702054518
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/08/2013
Pages:
268
Sales rank:
935,199
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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

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