Injection Techniques In Musculoskeletal Medicine

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Item#: 9780702069574
Edition 05
Author Saunders
Cover Hardback
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The fully updated fifth edition of Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine is a trusted step-by-step guide for a wide range of practitioners who 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; the first consisting of a detailed but easy to follow description of the causes, positive assessment findings, anatomical details and injection procedure. The facing page shows an anatomical illustration of the region and a photograph showing the landmarks for the injection. This edition features
and new full colour photographs and case studiesAn online trainer, which covers all the most common injection techniques and aims to test the reader's knowledge, accompanies this edition. This trainer uses case studies, videos, animations and interactive self assessment on anatomical landmarks, differential diagnoses, assessment criteria, drug selection and technical skills. There is also access to a li
ary of over 50 video clips showing supplementary injection techniques which clearly demonstrate the correct anatomical position for each needle insertion.

Table of Contents
Section 1 INJECTION THERAPY THE EVIDENCE The evidence base for injection therapyCorticosteroids and local anaestheticsOther substances used for injection therapyLandmark and image guided injectionsAspiration and miscellaneous injectionsSafety, drugs and sport, medicolegal issuesSection 2 PRACTICAL GUIDELINES FOR INJECTION THERAPY OverviewHow to use this bookContraindications to injection therapyPreparation protocolInjection technique flowchartReferencesSection 3 UPPER LIMB INJECTIONS Examination of the upper limbThe shoulderThe elbowThe wrist and handTemporomandibular jointSummary of suggested upper limb dosagesSection 4 LOWER LIMB INJECTIONS Examination of the lower limbThe hipThe kneeThe ankle and footSummary of suggested lower limb dosagesSection 5 SPINAL INJECTIONS Spinal injection guidelinesExamination of the spineSpinal injection techniquesSummary of suggested spinal dosagesReferencesAppendix 1 Landmark technique accuracy and outcome studiesAppendix 2 Injection SurveyIndex