Avoiding Common Anesthesia Errors

Avoiding Common Anesthesia Errors

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This pocket book succinctly describes 215 common, serious errors made by attendings, residents, fellows, CRNAs, and practicing anesthesiologists in the practice of anesthesia and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference. Each error is described in a quick-reading one-page entry that includes a brief clinical scenario, a short review of the relevant physiology and/or pharmacology, and tips on how to avoid or resolve the problem. Illustrations are included where appropriate. The book also includes important chapters on human factors, legal issues, CPT coding, and how to select a practice.For complete and detailed information, refer to Chapter 12, Section 50, of the Medicare Claims Processing Manual (MCPM) (www.cms.hhs.gov/manuals/ downloads/clml04cl2.pdf). Medicare has a number of specific claims modifiers that oneanbsp;...

Title:Avoiding Common Anesthesia Errors
Author:Catherine Marcucci, Norman A. Cohen, David G. Metro, Jeffrey R. Kirsch
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-02-16


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