Atlas of Injection Therapy in Pain Management

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Thieme, Sep 21, 2011 - Medical - 192 pages
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A highly effective, low-risk pain management therapy to include in your patient services,Injection Therapy in Pain Management provides a practical, step-by-step approach that will allow physicians, including those without extensive prior experience, to manage pain through the injection of local anesthetics. Its clear, symptom-oriented format and detailed directions show how to recognize clinically recurring pain patterns, administer the correct treatment, and manage pain syndromes successfully.Special Features:
  • Precise instructions for implementing injection techniques safely and efficiently - even for more complex pain such as headache and in the shoulder
  • Nearly 100 clear anatomic illustrations that use a simple color key to demonstrate injection points and areas of pain distribution - an ideal visual learning aid
  • Concise descriptions of indications; differential diagnoses; materials and techniques; insertion points, direction and depth; possible risks and side effects; and concomitant therapies for pain treatment
  • A straightforward double-page format with text on one side and anatomic drawings on the facing page for easy mastery of techniques
  • For all busy clinicians whose aim is to relieve pain quickly and effectively, and add a valuable, cost-effective service to their practice, this atlas-style teaching reference is essential. Orthopedists, sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, and practitioners of manual medicine will find a wealth of information and a roadmap of techniques that can be seamlessly integrated into everyday practice.
     

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    Contents

    Abbreviations
    1 Introduction
    2 Head
    3 Cervical Spine
    4 Upper Extremities
    5 Thorax and Abdomen
    6 Lumbar Spine and Pelvis
    7 Lower Extremities
    8 Myofascial Pain Syndromes
    Further Reading
    Index
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