Perform today’s essential office procedures with confidence! Packed with more than 1,500 full-color illustrations, The Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures, 2nd Edition, is your go-to guide to more than 125 of the key medical procedures commonly performed in an office setting. This hands-on manual provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for each procedure, as well as indications, contraindications, CPT codes, average U.S. charges for each procedure, and more. From the basic (cerumen removal and simple interrupted sutures) to the complex (colonoscopy and chest tube placement), this atlas covers the vast majority of skills you’ll use in your day-to-day practice. Stay up to date with new procedures and equipment, including dorsal penile block, peripheral nerve blocks, topical anesthesia, hand-held ultrasound, electrodessication and curettage, dermoscopy, aesthetic procedures, Wood's slide examination, and more. Perform procedures more effectively and avoid common mistakes with popular “pearls and pitfalls” sections. Go beyond the basics with coverage of complications, post-procedures and pediatric considerations, and evidence-based references in each chapter. Get complete, practical coverage in every chapter, including background information on each procedure; indications and contraindications; sequential instructions, pictures and illustrations of the procedure; bulleted pitfalls and pearls; suggested CPT codes and average charges; and references. More evidence based medicine, with referencing throughout the chapters and appendices. View handy compilations of information applicable to many procedures, recommendations, and other practical information in the appendices. A great reference for the novice proceduralist who is learning procedures, or for the establish clinician who wishes to update or brush up on their knowledge.
Atlas of Primary Care Procedures is a comprehensive, hands-on resource on the medical procedures most commonly performed in an office setting. The text presents practitioners with step-by-step instructions for performing more than 70 procedures. More than 700 images fully illustrate each procedure. Plus, common pitfalls are discussed along with strategies to avoid them when performing certain procedures. Each chapter includes: ordering information for necessary materials or equipment, CPT codes, and average fees for each procedure.
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For a busy clinician in the Emergency Department, the ability to spot a lethal cardiac condition is critical. Rapid Interpretation of ECGs in Emergency Medicine fills a gap in ECG training in an easy-to-use, highly visual format. ECG patterns, gathered from patient records and from the files of physicians at the Harvard-affiliated hospitals, represent the range of pathologies that hospitalists, internal medicine physicians, family medicine physicians, and emergency medicine physicians must recognize. The format of Rapid Interpretation of ECGs in Emergency Medicine is to first show an ECG in its native state to give you the chance to recognize and interpret salient features. The page can then be flipped to look at the same ECG with abnormal patterns enlarged, highlighted in color, and described in brief text. The ECGs are presented with and without annotations so you can test your diagnostic skills.
This book helps family practitioners, internists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants identify and diagnose patient injuries based on the radiologic findings most seen in the office setting. The book emphasizes what tests to order when and shows side by side images of what is normal and what is abnormal. Each chapter follows a consistent format: Clinical Presentation, Mechanism of Injury, Patient Assessment, What to Order, Not to Be Missed, Radiographic Evaluation, Treatment, and When to Refer. An anatomical wall chart for the office is also included. A companion website includes fully searchable text, an image bank, and patient education handouts.
Atlas of Primary Care Procedures for PDA is a convenient how-to guide to more than 70 medical procedures most commonly performed in an office setting. Easy-to-navigate screens present step-by-step instructions for performing each procedure, plus essential information on indications, contraindications, common pitfalls, and strategies for avoiding these pitfalls. More than 295 images thoroughly demonstrate the procedures. Each entry also includes CPT code information and average fees. Platform: Palm OS, Windows CE, and Pocket PC handheld devices Also Available for iPhone/IPod touch
Author: Thomas J. Zuber
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Turn here for practical, step-by-step strategies for nearly every outpatient procedure you can perform in your office, a hospital or an emergency care facility. Designed for everyday use, the outline format allows speedy reference while the detailed text and clear illustrations guide you through each procedure.
Advanced Practice Nursing
Author: Dr. Michalene Jansen PhD, RN,C, GNP-BC, NP-C, Dr. Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher PhD, RN, GNP/GC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is a valuable resource to help prepare advanced practice nurses with the skills necessary to navigate the healthcare arena. The editors and contributors are experienced advanced practice nurses with valuable information to share with novice practitioners." Score: 100, 5 stars.-Doody's Medical Reviews Now in its fourth edition, this highly acclaimed book remains the key title serving graduate-level advanced practice nurses (APNs) and recent graduates about to launch their careers. The book outlines what is required of the APN, with guidelines for professional practice for each of the four APN roles: the nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, certified nurse midwife, and certified registered nurse anesthetist. Advanced Practice Nursing focuses not only on the care and management of patients, but also on how to meet the many challenges of the rapidly changing health care arena. Obtaining certification, navigating reimbursement, and translating research into practice are just a few of the challenges discussed. Key Features: Essential information on educational requirements and certification Advice on how to make the transition into professional practice Guidelines for ethical and clinical decision making Discussions on the DNP and CNL roles in AP nursing Updated and revised content on leadership development, regulation, informatics, health care organization, and health care policy
Lippincott's Primary Care Dermatology
Author: Peter C. Schalock, Jeffrey T.S. Hsu, Kenneth A. Arndt
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
This book will help family practitioners, internists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants understand, diagnose, and treat dermatologic problems commonly seen in the primary care setting. Emphasis on day-to-day outpatient office practice distinguishes this from other dermatology textbooks. Coverage includes adult, geriatric, and ethnic skin. Each diagnosis begins with a realistic case and includes detailed discussions of pathogenesis, diagnostic methods, and therapy. An "at a glance" therapy section summarizes primary and secondary treatments to make treatment decisions easier. The book includes over 300 full-color images of skin lesions, numerous patient handouts, and a folded-in anatomical chart for the office.
Dermatologic and Cosmetic Procedures in Office Practice, by Drs. Richard Usatine, John Pfenninger, Daniel Stulberg, and Rebecca Small, provides you with the clear, step-by-step guidance you need to provide these options to your patients. Full-color photographs and drawings in combination with high-definition narrated videos clearly demonstrate key procedures, including skin biopsies, cryosurgery, electrosurgery, botulinum toxin injections, and more. Access to the full text, and a downloadable image bank online at www.expertconsult.com make this an ideal reference for performing key dermatologic and cosmetic procedures in your practice. Access the fully searchable contents and downloadable image bank online at www.expertconsult.com. Incorporate key dermatologic and cosmetic procedures into your practice with coverage of using dermoscopy to more accurately detect skin cancer, the latest information on lasers, botulinum toxin injections and dermal fillers, the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant lesions, and more. See how to perform each procedure clearly from detailed, full-color photographs and drawings and step-by-step instructions. Maximize the value of providing dermatologic and cosmetic procedures with guidance on combination treatments as well as coding and billing details.
A great source of examples that can be referred to in the heat of emergency. Mistakes can easily be made when interpreting emergency radiographs. The situation is often made more difficult by the urgency and circumstances in which the radiograph has to be evaluated. This book describes a systematic approach to assessing radiographs, instructing you on the appearances of radiological abnormalities and comparing these with normal radiographs. Each chapter covers a different part of the body and leads you through the anatomy, followed by the different types of view to request, the system of assessment itself, and pitfalls to avoid. With its clear explanation, combined with over 400 radiographs and illustrations, this essential book provides a great source of examples that can be referred to in the heat of an emergency. It will be invaluable for accident and emergency staff, trainee radiologists, medical students, nurses, and radiographers.
Sharpen your ECG interpretation skills with this highly visual guide! The fully updated 2nd Edition of A Visual Guide to ECG Interpretation (formerly Rapid Interpretation of ECGs in Emergency Medicine: A Visual Guide) uses a combination of vivid illustrations, detailed annotations, clinical cases, and ECGs to help you easily recognize key ECG patterns, test your diagnostic skills, and quickly identify potentially lethal cardiac conditions. The easy-to-use format first depicts a specific ECG to help you recognize and interpret significant features. On the following page, abnormal patterns are enlarged, highlighted in color, and briefly described. The ECGs are presented with and without annotations to better test your diagnostic skills. Throughout the book, detailed annotations, notes on underlying conditions, and discussions of abnormalities in a clinical context help demystify ECG interpretation. This popular visual guide is invaluable for all health care professionals who want to practice and improve their ECG interpretation skills.
Author: American Society For Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology, Daron G. Ferris
Publisher: Kendall Hunt
A bestselling author has gathered nearly 4,000 medical images for this one-of-a-kind approach to diagnosis. For each condition examined, the text presents several images from multiple perspectives that together provide a clear picture for obtaining an accurate identification.