More Details about Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearMarch 2009


Featuring over 1,300 full-color illustrations, this atlas is a comprehensive, hands-on guide to more than 100 medical procedures most commonly performed in an office setting. The book presents step-by-step instructions and illustrations for each procedure and discusses strategies for avoiding common pitfalls. Each chapter includes ordering information for necessary equipment or supplies, CPT codes, ICD-9 codes, global periods, and average U.S. fees for each procedure. Some chapters also refer the practitioner to patient education handouts that will appear online. Appendices include illustrated sections on commonly used instruments and materials. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text, over 100 patient education handouts, and videos of ten common procedures.

Key Features:-

  • More than 1,300 full-color illustrations
  • Numbered steps for each procedure, with illustrations next to each step
  • Modern design
  • Each chapter includes: -- Introduction -- Equipment -- Indications -- Relative contraindications --
  • Appendices include illustrated sections on commonly used instruments and materials, such as: -- sugg