Practical Guide to Joint & Soft Tissue Injections, A

Publication Year: 2014

Edition: 3rd Ed.

Authors/Editor: James W. McNabb MD

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-45-118657-4

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Description

Helps you master the techniques that can provide optimal pain relief, save health care dollars, increase patient satisfaction, and enhance the doctor/patient relationship.

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.

This easy-to-understand, fully-illustrated text offers practical, evidence-based information on a wide variety of injection and aspiration techniques for common skin and musculoskeletal conditions.

Features:
- Hundreds of full-color illustrations help you identify landmarks and determine exactly how to proceed.
- An all-new chapter on injected anesthesia, including nerve blocks, brings you up to date in this key area.
- New coverage of inflammatory dermatoses, carpal tunnel syndrome, myofascial trigger points, and different approaches to the knee joint help you provide pain relief and improved function to a wide variety of patients.
- Comprehensive coverage includes a diverse group of musculoskeletal disorders, chalazions, keloids, warts, and occipital neuralgia, as well as the use of corticosteroids, viscosupplementation, and dry needling.
- Solid guidance in foundational principles covers anatomy and landmarks, when to refer, indications and contraindications, special medical conditions, equipment, complications, coding and billing, and much more.
- Helpful appendices provide consent forms, aftercare handouts, and information on documentation.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: James W. McNabb MD
ISBN: 978-1-45-118657-4
Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language: English
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Pages: 280
Year: 2014

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