Pocket Handbook of Spinal Injections pdf
Spinal injections are an important component in the armamentarium of the modern spine care professional. These
procedures serve both as a diagnostic tool and a therapeutic modality. Spinal injections often provide patients with
an excellent, nonsurgical treatment option which provides value in the clinical pathway of a variety of spinal pathologies. Pocket Handbook of Spinal Injections pdf procedures, provides guide to patient selection and optimal execution of an injection procedure is paramount to the ultimate success of the intervention.
This succinct handbook offers an outstanding overview of spinal injection procedures. It is designed to provide
clinicians with a quick, practical guide to the use and execution of spinal injection procedures. The guide is written by experts with substantial clinical experience in the field. I am confident that readers from a wide variety of backgrounds will find the information included in this guide of value.
The use of fluoroscopically guided injections has revolutionized the treatment of painful spinal conditions. As residents and fellowship applicants, author had minimal exposure to the broad range of interventional techniques used to treat spinal pain. While there are a wide variety of textbooks and atlases (some of which are used as references for this handbook) that serve as excellent guides for any interventionalist, these can be difficult to navigate for individuals in training who often have no prior experience with these techniques.
Pocket Handbook of Spinal Injections content
Chapter 1. Fluoroscopic Visualization 1
Chapter 2. Needle Types and Maneuvering 9
Chapter 3. Complications and Side Effects 13
Chapter 4. Injectables 17
Chapter 5. Procedure Protocols 23
Chapter 6. Cervical Injections 29
Chapter 7. Thoracic Injections 47
Chapter 8. Lumbar Injections 55
Chapter 9. Hip, Sacroiliac Joint, and Coccyx