A Practical Guide to Joint and Soft Tissue Injection and Aspiration

A Practical Guide to Joint and Soft Tissue Injection and Aspiration

by James W. McNabb

Hardcover

$94.00

Overview

Designed for the primary care practitioner, this practical, illustrated resource is your guide to mastering the joint and soft tissue injection and aspiration procedures commonly performed in the office or clinic.

The detailed descriptions provide inside help you need to understand the critical steps in each procedure, as well as the rationale behind them, helping you treat a variety of common musculoskeletal conditions with confidence. Only the most essential information is included, so the facts you need are always at your fingertips.

A Practical Guide to Joint and Soft Tissue Injection and Aspiration includes:

  • Complete coverage addressing all phases of arthrocentesis at the primary care level–including indications, contraindications, safety considerations, choice and use of local anesthesia, corticosteroids, viscosupplementation, equipment, technique, management of complications, aftercare, billing and coding, and informed consent
  • Emphasis on evidence–based practice with an extensive reference list of recent clinical studies
  • Clear, step–by–step guidance on the techniques useful in treating a range of disorders–including infectious disease, rheumatoid disease, arthritis, and gout–affecting the upper extremities, trunk, and lower extremities
  • 73 full–color illustrations and photographs, from the viewpoint of the practitioner, to help you identify key anatomic landmarks and promote proper technique for each procedure
  • Handy appendices including a consent form and aftercare handout you can give to patients

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781753630
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/11/2004
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION AND FOUNDATION CONCEPTS 1

Know the Anatomic Area in Three Dimensions 1
Identify the Landmarks 2
Use Common Sense and Know Your Limits 2
Indications 2
Contraindications 3
Safety 4
Local Anesthesia 4
Corticosteroids 6
Viscosupplementation 7
Equipment 8
Technique 9
Complications 10
Aftercare 11
Billing and Coding 11
Informed Consent 12
Evidence-based Medicine 13
Pearls 13

UPPER EXTREMITIES 14

Subacromial Space Injection-Posterior Approach 14
Glenohumeral Joint-Posterior Approach 19
Glenohumeral Joint-Anterior Approach 23
Acromioclavicular Joint 28
Sternoclavicular Joint 31
Elbow Joint 34
Olecranon Bursitis 37
Lateral Epicondylitis 41
Medial Epicondylitis 45
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome 48
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 51
Wrist Joint 56
de Quervain's Tenosynovitis 59
Ganglion Cyst 62
First Carpal-metacarpal Joint 66
Metacarpal-phalangeal Joint 69
Trigger Finger 72

TRUNK 74

Muscular Trigger Points 74
Sacroiliac Joint 76

LOWER EXTREMITIES 79

Hip 79
Trochanteric Bursitis 82
Knee-Lateral Suprapatellar Aproach 85
Knee-Infrapatellar Approach 91
Prepatellar Bursitis 94
Pes Anserine Bursitis 97
Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome 100
Ankle Joint 103
Peroneal Tendonitis 107
Plantar Fasciitis 110
First Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint 113
Morton's Interdigital Neuroma 116

APPENDIX 1: CONSENT FOR NEEDLE ASPIRATION AND/OR INJECTION 119

APPENDIX 2: ASPIRATION AND INJECTION AFTERCARE HANDOUT 121

References 123
Index 131

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