A medical-legal review regarding the standard of care for epidural injections, with particular reference to a closed case.

@article{Helm2010AMR,
  title={A medical-legal review regarding the standard of care for epidural injections, with particular reference to a closed case.},
  author={Standiford Helm and Scott T Glaser and Frank J. E. Falco and Brian Henry},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={145-50}
}
Interventional pain management is an evolving field, with a primary focus on the safety of the patient. One major source of risk to patients is intraarterial or intraneural injections. Interventional pain physicians have considerable interest in identifying techniques which avoid these complications. A recent article has reviewed complications associated with interventional procedures and concluded that the complications were due to deviation from a specific prescribed protocol. One of the… CONTINUE READING

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