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Arthrogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedureAArthrogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedureArthrogram: 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+)NA2020-11-16T05:00:00Z8.9000000000000065.3000000000000432.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Learn how to care for your child at home after an arthrogram.</p><p>Your child has had an <a href="/Article?contentid=2441&language=English">arthrogram​</a>. The information on this page 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 over 38°C (100.4°F), severe pain, weakness, numbness or little movement in the treated arm or leg, call your child’s doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</li><li>Remove your child's bandage after 24 hours.</li><li>Give your child <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> or <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a> for pain.</li><li>Your child should avoid any physical activity for 24 hours after the procedure.</li></ul><h2>When to see a doctor</h2><p>Call your child's doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following symptoms:</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a> greater than 38°C (100.4°F)</li><li>Severe <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/pain">pain</a> at the injection site</li><li>Numbness or weakness in the leg or arm where the procedure was done that lasts more than 24 hours</li><li>Reduction of movement in the arm or leg where the procedure was done</li><li>Leakage at the site of the needle insertion</li></ul><p>Be sure to let the Emergency Department staff know that your child had an arthrogram.</p><h2>Discharge from the hospital</h2><p>Most children who have an arthrogram go home the same day. Your child’s doctor will let you know when your child is ready to go home.</p><h2>At SickKids</h2><p>If you have any concerns in the first 48 hours, call the <a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/IGT/index.html">Image Guided Therapy (IGT) clinic </a>at (416) 813- 7654 ext. 201804. Speak to the IGT clinic nurse during working hours or leave a non-urgent message.</p><p>If you have concerns and it is after working hours, see your primary care provider or go to the nearest Emergency Department. You can also call the Hospital for Sick Children switchboard at (416) 813-7500 and ask them to page a member of your child’s health-care team or the interventional radiology fellow on call.</p>
Arthrographie : Prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après l'interventionAArthrographie : Prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après l'interventionArthrogram: 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+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00ZHealth (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Ce guide pratique explique comment prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après un arthrogramme.</p><p>Votre enfant a subi un <a href="/Article?contentid=2441&language=French">arthrogramme​</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), une douleur intense, de la faiblesse, un engourdissement ou un mouvement limité dans la jambe ou le bras traité, appelez votre médecin de famille ou rendez-vous au service d’urgence le plus proche.</li><li> Retirez le pansement de votre enfant après 24 heures.</li><li> Donnez-lui de l’acétaminophène (Tylenol<sup>MD</sup>) ou de l’ibuprofène​ (Advil<sup>MD</sup> ou Motrin<sup>MD</sup>) contre la douleur.</li><li> Votre enfant doit éviter toute activité physique pendant une journée après l’arthrogramme.</li><li> 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, ou encore appelez le standard de l’Hôpital pour enfants malades au 416 813-1500 et demandez-leur d’envoyer un message par téléavertisseur à votre spécialiste ou au radiologiste interventionnel de garde. </li></ul><h2>Quand consulter un médecin</h2><p>Appelez le médecin de votre enfant 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 douleur intense au point d’injection</li><li>un engourdissement ou une faiblesse qui dure plus de 24 heures à la jambe ou au bras où l’intervention a été pratiquée </li><li>un mouvement limité du bras ou de la jambe, à l’endroit où l’intervention a été pratiquée</li><li>un écoulement à l’endroit où la seringue a été insérée</li></ul><p>Ne manquez pas de mentionner au service d’urgence que votre enfant a subi un arthrogramme.</p><h2>À l’hôpital SickKids :</h2><p>Si vous avez des inquiétudes dans les premières 48 heures, appelez la clinique de thérapie guidée par l’image (TGI) au 416 813-6054 pendant les heures ouvrables et demandez à parler avec un infirmier de la TGI. 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, ou encore appelez le standard de l’Hôpital pour enfants malades au 416 813-1500 et demandez-leur d’envoyer un message par téléavertisseur à votre spécialiste ou au radiologiste interventionnel de garde.</p>

 

 

 

 

Arthrogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedure1235.00000000000Arthrogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedureArthrogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedureAEnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Wrist;Shoulder;Elbow;Knee;Ankle;HipSkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2020-11-16T05:00:00Z8.9000000000000065.3000000000000432.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Learn how to care for your child at home after an arthrogram.</p><p>Your child has had an <a href="/Article?contentid=2441&language=English">arthrogram​</a>. The information on this page 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 over 38°C (100.4°F), severe pain, weakness, numbness or little movement in the treated arm or leg, call your child’s doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</li><li>Remove your child's bandage after 24 hours.</li><li>Give your child <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> or <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a> for pain.</li><li>Your child should avoid any physical activity for 24 hours after the procedure.</li></ul><h2>Bathing</h2><p>Your child may have a bath or shower 24 hours after the procedure.</p><h2>Meals</h2><p>If your child is feeling well enough after the procedure, they can return to eating what they normally eat. It is important to encourage your child to drink plenty of fluids for 48 hours after the procedure.</p><h2>Pain relief</h2><p>It is not uncommon for your child to experience pain or soreness at the site of the injection. After the injection, you should apply an <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3004&language=English">ice pack</a> wrapped in a damp towel to the injection site for no longer than 20 minutes at a time. Repeat the ice pack treatment four to six times as needed, waiting an hour between applications. Additionally, you can give your child <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> or <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a>.</p><h2>Activity</h2><p>Your child should relax and not use the arm or leg that was injected for 24 hours after the procedure. After 24 hours, they can go back to regular activity.</p><h2>When to see a doctor</h2><p>Call your child's doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following symptoms:</p><ul><li><a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a> greater than 38°C (100.4°F)</li><li>Severe <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/pain">pain</a> at the injection site</li><li>Numbness or weakness in the leg or arm where the procedure was done that lasts more than 24 hours</li><li>Reduction of movement in the arm or leg where the procedure was done</li><li>Leakage at the site of the needle insertion</li></ul><p>Be sure to let the Emergency Department staff know that your child had an arthrogram.</p><h2>Results </h2><p>The doctor who ordered the procedure will receive the results of your child's arthrogram. You will need to make an appointment with them to discuss the results.</p><h2>Discharge from the hospital</h2><p>Most children who have an arthrogram go home the same day. Your child’s doctor will let you know when your child is ready to go home.</p><h2>At SickKids</h2><p>If you have any concerns in the first 48 hours, call the <a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/IGT/index.html">Image Guided Therapy (IGT) clinic </a>at (416) 813- 7654 ext. 201804. Speak to the IGT clinic nurse during working hours or leave a non-urgent message.</p><p>If you have concerns and it is after working hours, see your primary care provider or go to the nearest Emergency Department. You can also call the Hospital for Sick Children switchboard at (416) 813-7500 and ask them to page a member of your child’s health-care team or the interventional radiology fellow on call.</p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/arthrogram_caring_for_child_at_home.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/arthrogram_caring_for_child_at_home.jpgArthrogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedureFalse

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