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Joint and tendon injections: Caring for your child at home after the procedureJJoint and tendon injections: Caring for your child at home after the procedureJoint and tendon injections: Caring for your child at home after the procedureEnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Wrist;Shoulder;Elbow;Knee;Ankle;HipSkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APN8.0000000000000064.0000000000000317.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>This brochure is a guide on how to care for your child at home after joint and/or tendon injections.</p><p>Your child has had <a href="/Article?contentid=2452&language=English">joint and/or tendon injections​</a>. This brochure explains how to care for your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help.</p><h2>Key points </h2> <ul> <li>If your child has a fever higher than 38°C (100.4°F) go to the nearest Emergency Department. </li> <li>Your child must rest the injected areas for 48 hours after the procedure. </li> <li>You may give your child acetaminophen for pain. You should contact your family doctor or specialist or IGT if your child develops severe pain that does not improve with acetaminophen. </li> </ul><h2>When to see a doctor</h2> <p>Phone your specialist or Image Guided Therapy (IGT), or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following: </p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> higher than 38°C (100.4°F) </li> <li>significant swelling of any of the sites that were injected </li> <li>severe bruising </li> <li>increasing pain at the injected area </li> <li>change in the colour or temperature of the limb on the side of the body where the injections were done; for example the foot turns pale, blue or is cool to touch</li> </ul><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>If you have any concerns in the first 48 hours, call the IGT clinic during working hours at (416) 813-6054 and ask to speak to an IGT nurse. If you have concerns and it is after working hours, see your family doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</p>
Injections dans les articulations et les tendons : Prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après l’interventionIInjections dans les articulations et les tendons : Prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après l’interventionJoint and Tendon Injections: Caring for your child at home after the procedureFrenchOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Wrist;Shoulder;Elbow;Knee;Ankle;HipSkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APNHealth (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Ce guide pratique explique comment prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après des injections dans les articulations ou les tendons.</p><p>Votre enfant a reçu des injections dans les <a href="/Article?contentid=2452&language=French">articulations ou les tendons​</a>. Ce dépliant explique comment prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après l’intervention et quand demander de l’aide.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Si votre enfant a une fièvre de plus de 38 °C (100,4 °F), rendez-vous au service d’urgence le plus proche.</li><li>Votre enfant ne doit pas perturber les sites d’injection pendant 48 heures après l’intervention.</li><li>Vous pouvez lui donner de l’acétaminophène (Tylenol<sup>MD</sup>) contre la douleur. Communiquez avec votre médecin de famille, votre spécialiste ou la clinique de TGI si votre enfant ressent une douleur intense qui persiste même après avoir pris de l’acétaminophène​ (Tylenol<sup>MD</sup>).</li></ul><h2>Quand consulter un médecin </h2><p>Appelez votre spécialiste ou la clinique de thérapie guidée par l’image (TGI), ou rendez-vous sans tarder au service d’urgence le plus proche si votre enfant a un ou plusieurs des symptômes suivants : </p><ul><li>une <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=French">fièvre</a> de plus de 38 °C (100,4 °F)</li><li>une importante enflure à n’importe lequel des sites d’injection </li><li>une contusion importante </li><li>une douleur croissante au site d’injection </li><li>un changement de couleur ou de température des pieds ou des mains du côté du corps où les injections ont été effectuées; par exemple, si le pied devient pâle, bleu ou est froid au toucher. </li></ul><h2> À l’Hôpital SickKids </h2><p>Si vous avez besoin d’aide dans les premières 48 heures, appelez la clinique de TGI au 416 813-6054 pendant les heures ouvrables et demandez à parler à un infirmier de la clinique. Si vous avez besoin d’aide après les heures ouvrables, consultez votre médecin de famille ou rendez-vous au service d’urgence le plus proche. </p>

 

 

Joint and tendon injections: Caring for your child at home after the procedure1237.00000000000Joint and tendon injections: Caring for your child at home after the procedureJoint and tendon injections: Caring for your child at home after the procedureJEnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Wrist;Shoulder;Elbow;Knee;Ankle;HipSkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APN8.0000000000000064.0000000000000317.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>This brochure is a guide on how to care for your child at home after joint and/or tendon injections.</p><p>Your child has had <a href="/Article?contentid=2452&language=English">joint and/or tendon injections​</a>. This brochure explains how to care for your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help.</p><h2>Key points </h2> <ul> <li>If your child has a fever higher than 38°C (100.4°F) go to the nearest Emergency Department. </li> <li>Your child must rest the injected areas for 48 hours after the procedure. </li> <li>You may give your child acetaminophen for pain. You should contact your family doctor or specialist or IGT if your child develops severe pain that does not improve with acetaminophen. </li> </ul><h2>Bathing </h2> <p>Your child can have a bath or shower the day after the injections. </p> <h2>Pain relief </h2> <p>If needed, give your child <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> for pain. Do not give your child any medicines that will thin the blood, such as <a href="/Article?contentid=77&language=English">acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)</a> or <a href="/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a>, without checking with a nurse or your child's doctor first. </p> <h2>Meals </h2> <p>If your child is feeling well enough after the anaesthetic, they can return to eating what they normally eat. It is also important to encourage your child to drink plenty of fluids for 48 hours after the procedure.</p> <h2>Activity </h2> <p>Your child must rest the injected areas for 48 hours (two days) after the procedure. This will help them to get the best effect from the injections. After 48 hours of rest, your child can go back to normal activity. </p><h2>When to see a doctor</h2> <p>Phone your specialist or Image Guided Therapy (IGT), or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following: </p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> higher than 38°C (100.4°F) </li> <li>significant swelling of any of the sites that were injected </li> <li>severe bruising </li> <li>increasing pain at the injected area </li> <li>change in the colour or temperature of the limb on the side of the body where the injections were done; for example the foot turns pale, blue or is cool to touch</li> </ul><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>If you have any concerns in the first 48 hours, call the IGT clinic during working hours at (416) 813-6054 and ask to speak to an IGT nurse. If you have concerns and it is after working hours, see your family doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Joint_tendon_injections_caring_for_child_at_home.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Joint_tendon_injections_caring_for_child_at_home.jpgJoint and tendon injections: Caring for your child at home after the procedure

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