Steroid injections are a useful and effective treatment for many painful conditions of joints and soft tissues. This book comprehensively examines the diagnosis of conditions, the uses of steroids, and the potential pitfalls in their use. It looks at all aspects of the practical skills required as well as the evidence-base, general information, medico-legal issues and clinical pitfalls. This new edition has been updated and expanded to incorporate the latest, vital research and developments in clinical practice. It conveys ...
Steroid injections are a useful and effective treatment for many painful conditions of joints and soft tissues. This book comprehensively examines the diagnosis of conditions, the uses of steroids, and the potential pitfalls in their use. It looks at all aspects of the practical skills required as well as the evidence-base, general information, medico-legal issues and clinical pitfalls. This new edition has been updated and expanded to incorporate the latest, vital research and developments in clinical practice. It conveys the author's comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and procedures and describes, step-by-step, the required skills for each procedure using full-colour photographs and explanatory illustrations. It imparts to every practitioner the knowledge to inject with confidence. This fourth edition is essential reading for general practitioners, rheumatologists, sports injury doctors, orthopaedic doctors and junior hospital doctors. 'Interest in injecting joints and soft tissues continues to flourish. General practitioners and hospital doctors are finding that these practical skills are rewarding in primary care as well as in hospital care. Since writing the last edition there has been a noticeable increase in published work, trials and reviews of the literature on the whole range of treatments used in musculoskeletal conditions. Thus, the evidence base is now very comprehensive.' - Trevor Silver, in the Preface. Key reviews from previous editions: 'This book is excellent.' "Hospital Doctor." 'Clear illustrations and a step-by-step text.' - "British Medical Journal." 'Ideal for encouraging confidence.' - "British Journal Of General Practice." 'Very useful for immediate reference, this is an excellent textbook.' - "British Journal Of Sports Medicine." 'A superb practical guide to soft tissue and joint injection and can be recommended with confidence.' - "London Calling." 'The original 'how to do it' handbook for the benefit of colleagues.' - "Family Practice." 'This book is a very useful guide to numerous joint and soft tissue injection techniques, which would be worth having as a reference text in the libraries of departments which have pain management clinics.' - "Britishc Journal Of Anaesthesia." 'This book is superbly produced with wonderful illustrations of both the surface anatomy and the deep structures, whose mysteries the nervous young injector hopes to penetrate with accuracy and safety.' - "Education For Primary Care." 'This is an ideal reference book.' - "Practice Nurse." 'This book offers clear and well illustrated instructions and advice, backed up with considered clinical evidence of effectiveness. This book would be an excellent resource for nurses working in rheumatology.' - "Britishc Journal Of Perioperative Nursing."
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