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Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures, The

Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Mayeaux, E.J.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-19186-8
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 94
Doody Core Title:
  • Score: 2.93 (Ambulatory) Doody's Essential Title
  • Score: 2.87 (Family Practice)
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Packed with more than 1,500 full-color illustrations, this 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.
•Uncover 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!

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    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Mayeaux, E.J.
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-19186-8
  • Specialty:
    Advanced Practice
    Nurse Practitioner
    Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd Ed.
  • Pages: 1052
  • Illustrations: 1500
  • Year: 2015
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 94
  • Doody Core Title:
    • Score: 2.93 (Ambulatory) Doody's Essential Title
    • Score: 2.87 (Family Practice)

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