FactFinders

The Spine Intervention Society's (SIS) Patient Safety Committee has developed a FactFinder series to provide helpful information to members about key patient safety issues. FactFinders will explore and debunk myths surrounding patient safety issues.

  • POTENTIAL CONTRAINDICATIONS TO PROCEDURES
  • INJECTATE
  • PROCEDURAL ISSUES


  • POTENTIAL CONTRAINDICATIONS TO PROCEDURES

    Anticoagulants and Spine Interventions Increased Fracture Risk Associated with Epidural Steroid Injections
    Epidural Steroid Injections and Hyperglycemia Infections/Vaccines


    INJECTATE

    Local Anesthetic Steroid
    Anesthetic Risks Epidural Steroid Injections and Hyperglycemia
    Strategies to Minimize Risk in Lumbar Transforaminal Injections: Digital Subtraction, Non-Particulate Steroids, and Anesthetic Test Dose Particulates vs. Non-Particulates: Steroid Choice for Lumbar Transforaminal Injections
    Preservative vs. Preservative-Free: Local Anesthetic Choice for Epidural Injections Preservative vs. Preservative-Free: Steroid Choice for Epidural Steroid Injections

    Multi-Dose Vials
    Contrast Medium Single Dose Vial / Pricing
    Contrast Medium Single Dose Vial / Repackaging

    Swabbing Vial Tops

    PROCEDURAL ISSUES

    Physician Prep Patient Prep
    Gowning Antiseptic Agents
    Hand Hygiene Conscious Sedation
    Radiation Safety Premedication for Contrast Allergies
    Surgical Face Masks for Spinal Injections
    Preprocedural Hair Removal

    Preventing Skin Burns During Thermal Radiofrequency Neurotomy

    Radiation Safety

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