This practical guide is ideal for healthcare professionals, including family medicine and sports medicine physicians, who wish to integrate peripheral joint and soft tissue injection procedures into their practices. Emphasis is placed on helping clinicians perform injections with accuracy and efficiency. Procedures are presented in a step-by-step fashion. A wealth of illustrations adds clarity, and fluoroscopic images are featured where applicable. Billing and coding are covered in order to aid readers in obtaining reimbursement. Chart documentation designed to improve patient management and medical-legal protection is presented via ready-to-use templates that can be inserted into office notes. Key information on needle gauge sizes and medication dosages is summarized in an easily accessible table. A useful discussion on conducting clinical trials is outlined as well.Table 5.1 Commonly procedures used CPT Codes for office-based joint and soft tissue injection Injection type CPT ... 5.2 for classification of joints 20605 20600 20551 20550 20552 20553 and bursae based upon size For example, rotator cuffanbsp;...
|Author||:||Todd P. Stitik|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-10-23|