Follow-Up After Epidural Steroid Injections

Myth: Epidural steroid injections are routine procedures, which do not require follow-up. Learn about the facts surrounding this myth and the best practices to support safe performance of interventional pain procedures in your practice.

Each participant will read the FactFinder and will answer post-test questions to earn continuing medical education (CME) credits.

Authors 
Jaymin Patel, MD; Adrian Popescu, MD; and Clark Smith, MD, MPH, on behalf of the Spine Intervention Society’s Patient Safety Committee

Copyright
Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional spine procedures
  • Cite the evidentiary basis for risk mitigation strategies in the safe performance of interventional pain procedures

Author Disclosures Information
RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH ACCME DEFINED COMMERCIAL INTERESTS
Jaymin Patel,MD
Nothing to disclose

Adrian Popescu, MD
Nothing to disclose

Clark C. Smith, MD
Nothing to disclose

OTHER DISCLOSURES
Jaymin Patel,MD
Nothing to disclose

Adrian Popescu, MD
Nothing to disclose

Clark C. Smith, MD
Nothing to disclose

Accreditation Statement
The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
 
SIS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Activity Release:
 8/26/19
Date of Activity Expiration: 8/25/22

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