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. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text, over 100 patient education handouts, and videos of ten common procedures.An automatic external defibrillator (AED) device with or without manual control option is useful in smaller clinics and urgent care centers where the cost and ... Synchronized Cardioversion a–i Unstable supraventricular tachycardia with a pulse. ... It is often recommended that patients undergo cardiac echo to determine the absence of an atrial clot, which may embolize after conversion to sinus rhythm.

Title:The Essential Guide to Primary Care Procedures
Author:E. J. Mayeaux
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28


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