Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine (with PAGEBURST Access), A Practical Manual for Clinicians in Primary and Secondary Care, 4th Edition

Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine (with PAGEBURST Access)

4th Edition A Practical Manual for Clinicians in Primary and Secondary Care

By Stephanie Saunders, FCSP, FSOM, Private Practitioner; Course Director, Orthopaedic Medicine Seminars and the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Orthopaedic Medicine; Fellow of Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, London, UK and Steve Longworth, MB ChB MSc FRCGP DM-SMED DPCR FSOM, Principal in General Practice, East Leicester Medical Practice, Uppingham Road Health Centre, Leicester; Specialist Doctor, Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK


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