For a rheumatologist or other specialist, this is not a particularly helpful book. The author fails to discuss relevant anatomy in detail or thoroughly outline nearby structures that need to be identified in order to avoid complications. Because this text is ostensibly targeted towards the primary care physician, the need to have detailed anatomic discussion and pictures is all the more important. Finally, the cost is simply too high for this book, given the lack of detail included. The associated videos can be helpful, which elevates my rating here. The pictures are well done and the text is clearly written.
I bought this book for review and learning during my interventional MSK fellowship. It gives you what you need to know to feel comfortable with injections you haven't done before. It also give enough to help improve your current technique. In a practice where several senior attendings have been teaching injection techniques for years, this book has helped me polish my confidence. My only beef is with the in-office SI joint injection. I'd just recommend they leave this one to the specialists. Overall, this book is great for quick get-in-and-get-out information. Thanks Macnabb.
Just a heads-up - I spoke with a company representative recently at a medical conference and a new edition is coming out in November 2014. He said the online access for this edition will expire when the new edition comes out. Looked like a decent book for my office but I decided to hold off and purchase the newest edition in November.
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Useful and comprehesive tool for common office injections. I use it on a weekly basis. Buying the book gives you access to online videos and those are extremely helpful for procedures that you are doing for the first time.