The Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures

The Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures

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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.Coding Information and Supply Sources 2008 AVERAGE CPT CODE DESCRIPTION 50TH PERCENTILE FEE GLOBAL ... Lidocaine solution, injectable steroid solution (e.g., Celestone), and injectable viscous agents (e.g., Hyalgan) areanbsp;...

Title:The Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures
Author:E. J. Mayeaux
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2009


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