Sample Type / Medical Specialty: Pain Management
Sample Name: Thoracic epidural steroid injection
Thoracic epidural steroid injection without fluoroscopy. An 18-gauge Tuohy needle was then placed into the epidural space using loss of resistance technique.
(Medical Transcription Sample Report)
Thoracic epidural steroid injection without fluoroscopy.ANESTHESIA:
Local sedation.VITAL SIGNS:
See nurse's notes.COMPLICATIONS:
None.DETAILS OF PROCEDURE:
INT was placed. The patient was in the sitting position and the back was prepped with Betadine. Lidocaine 1.5% was used for skin wheal made between __________. An 18-gauge Tuohy needle was then placed into the epidural space using loss of resistance technique with no cerebrospinal fluid or blood noted. After negative aspiration, a mixture of 7 cc preservative free normal saline and 160 mg preservative free Depo-Medrol was injected. Neosporin and band-aid were applied over the puncture site. The patient was discharged to recovery room in stable condition.
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