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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+)NA2020-11-16T05:00:00Z10.300000000000059.8000000000000470.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Learn how to care for your child at home after joint and/or tendon injections.</p><p>Your child has had <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=2452&language=English">injections of a drug (steroid) into various joints and/or tendons</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>Your child must rest the injected areas for 48 hours after the procedure.</li><li>If needed, give your child acetaminophen for pain or pain medications your child has been taking at home.</li><li>Inform your child’s primary health-care provider if your child develops severe pain that is not controlled with current pain medications.</li></ul><h2>When to see a doctor</h2><p>Call your child’s doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department if your child is experiencing 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>Significant swelling of any of the sites that were injected</li><li>Severe bruising</li><li>Redness at the injection site</li><li>Increasing <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/pain">pain</a> 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>Discharge from the hospital</h2><p>Most children who have joint and/or tendon injections go home the same day. This is usually one hour after the procedure.</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>
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+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00ZHealth (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+)NA2020-11-16T05:00:00Z10.300000000000059.8000000000000470.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Learn how to care for your child at home after joint and/or tendon injections.</p><p>Your child has had <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=2452&language=English">injections of a drug (steroid) into various joints and/or tendons</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>Your child must rest the injected areas for 48 hours after the procedure.</li><li>If needed, give your child acetaminophen for pain or pain medications your child has been taking at home.</li><li>Inform your child’s primary health-care provider if your child develops severe pain that is not controlled with current pain medications.</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="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> for pain or pain medications your child has been taking at home. Please inform your child’s primary health-care provider if your child develops severe pain that is not controlled with current pain medications.</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 after the procedure. This will help them to get the best outcome 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>Call your child’s doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department if your child is experiencing 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>Significant swelling of any of the sites that were injected</li><li>Severe bruising</li><li>Redness at the injection site</li><li>Increasing <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/pain">pain</a> 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>Discharge from the hospital</h2><p>Most children who have joint and/or tendon injections go home the same day. This is usually one hour after the procedure.</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/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 procedureFalse

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