Description : Code accurately and efficiently with Carol J. Buck's 2012 ICD-10-CM Draft Standard Edition. Using Netter's Anatomy illustrations and the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCR) with a format designed by coders for coders, this handy reference simplifies diagnosis coding to ensure accurate billing and optimal reimbursement for outpatient medical services. Illustrations and explanations of A&P, pathology, and medical terminology make it easier to develop the knowledge needed to assign the appropriate codes. Coverage of ICD-10-CM codes prepares you for the new code set replacing ICD-9-CM Volumes 1 & 2 for physician-based (outpatient) coding. 32 full-color Netter anatomy images are included in the front of the book, helping you understand complex anatomy and how it affects coding. Photos and illustrations help you understand difficult terminology, diseases/conditions, and special coding considerations. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCR) are included within the list of codes and in a separate index for fast, easy access to coding rules when you need them. Numerous Annotations and Items throughout the Disease Tabular explain common diseases and conditions, helping you code more accurately. Symbols for Unacceptable First-Listed Diagnosis, Use Additional Character(s), Unspecified, Complications and Comorbidities (CC) and Major Complications and Comorbities (MCC), Includes and Excludes, Code First, and Code Also clearly identify codes that will need special consideration to ensure accurate coding. NEW! Age and Sex edits from the Medicare Code Editor alert you to codes that are used only with patients of a specific age or sex, helping to ensure accurate reporting Present on Admission symbol highlights the diseases that will always be coded as present on admission. Hospital Acquired Condition symbol notes specific conditions that will always be coded as hospital acquired for easier recognition.
Description : Now in full color, the second edition of Clinical Parasitology provides you with all of the information needed to perform, read, and interpret parasitology tests in a clear and understandable way. The user-friendly design, extensive illustrations, pedagogical features and clear descriptions of look-a-like parasites will help you better hone your skills and confidently perform clinical procedures. Thorough descriptions of the different forms of parasites within that organism type aid in classification. Characteristics at a Glance tables cover the most medically important parasite forms and include comparison drawings of look alike parasites. Test Your Knowledge! review questions enhance review and retention of chapter content. Numerous detailed drawings, with structures labeled illustrate the information in an easy-to-understand format. Individual parasite descriptions include concise information on life cycles, epidemiology, clinical symptomatology, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control, notes of interest, and new trends. Increased number of case studies offers more opportunities for application of chapter content to real-life scenarios. Identification worksheets let you make your own drawings of parasites. NEW! Full-color design throughout the book provides a more accessible look and feel. NEW! Quick Quizzes, or periodic self-assessments, are included in each chapter to assess your knowledge. NEW! Student resources on the Evolve companion website feature additional case studies, interactive quizzes, and a veterinary parasitology reference guide. NEW! Focusing In boxes and Looking Back boxes, offer helpful chapter introductions and chapter summaries respectively.
Description : Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics has been the world’s most trusted pediatrics resource for nearly 75 years. Drs. Robert Kliegman, Bonita Stanton, Richard Behrman, and two new editors—Drs. Joseph St. Geme and Nina Schor—continue to provide the most authoritative coverage of the best approaches to care. This streamlined new edition covers the latest on genetics, neurology, infectious disease, melamine poisoning, sexual identity and adolescent homosexuality, psychosis associated with epilepsy, and more. Understand the principles of therapy and which drugs and dosages to prescribe for every disease. Locate key content easily and identify clinical conditions quickly thanks to a full-color design and full-color photographs. Stay current on recent developments and hot topics such as melamine poisoning, long-term mechanical ventilation in the acutely ill child, sexual identity and adolescent homosexuality, age-specific behavior disturbances, and psychosis associated with epilepsy. Tap into substantially enhanced content with world-leading clinical and research expertise from two new editors—Joseph St. Geme, III, MD and Nina Schor, MD—who contribute on the key subspecialties, including pediatric infectious disease and pediatric neurology. Manage the transition to adult healthcare for children with chronic diseases through discussions of the overall health needs of patients with congenital heart defects, diabetes, and cystic fibrosis. Recognize, diagnose, and manage genetic conditions more effectively using an expanded section that covers these diseases, disorders, and syndromes extensively. Find information on chronic and common dermatologic problems more easily with a more intuitive reorganization of the section.
Description : Quickly and decisively manage any medical emergency you encounter in the great outdoors with Wilderness Medicine! World-renowned authority and author, Dr. Paul Auerbach, and a team of experts offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of emergencies and health problems encountered in situations where time and resources are scarce. Every day, more and more people are venturing into the wilderness and extreme environments, or are victims of horrific natural disasters...and many are unprepared for the dangers and aftermath that come with these episodes. Whether these victims are stranded on mountaintops, lost in the desert, injured on a remote bike path, or ill far out at sea, this indispensable resource--now with online access at www.expertconsult.com for greater accessibility and portability-- equips rescuers and health care professionals to effectively address and prevent injury and illness in the wilderness! This textbook is widely referred to as "The Bible of Wilderness Medicine." Be able to practice emergency medicine outside of the traditional hospital/clinical setting whether you are in remote environments, underdeveloped but highly populated areas, or disaster areas, are part of search and rescue operations, or dealing with casualties from episodes of extreme sports and active lifestyle activities. Face any medical challenge in the wilderness with expert guidance: Dr. Auerbach is a noted author and the world's leading authority on wilderness medicine. He is a founder and Past President of the Wilderness Medical Society, consultant to the Divers Alert Network and many other agencies and organizations, and a member of the National Medical Committee for the National Ski Patrol System. Handle everything from frostbite to infection by marine microbes, not to mention other diverse injuries, bites, stings, poisonous plant exposures, animal attacks, and natural disasters. Grasp the essential aspects of search and rescue. Respond quickly and effectively by improvising with available materials. Improve your competency and readiness with the latest guidance on volcanic eruptions, extreme sports, splints and slings, wilderness cardiology, living off the land, aerospace medicine, mental health in the wilderness, tactical combat casualty care, and much more. Meet the needs and special considerations of specific patient populations such as children, women, elders, persons with chronic medical conditions, and the disabled. Make smart decisions about gear, navigation, nutrition, and survival. Be prepared for everything with expanded coverage on topics such as high altitude, cold water immersion, and poisonous and venomous plants and animals. Get the skills you need now with new information on global humanitarian relief and expedition medicine, plus expanded coverage of injury prevention and environmental preservation. Get guidance on the go with fully searchable online text, plus bonus images, tables and video clips - all available on ExpertConsult.com.
Description : Prevent, evaluate, and manage diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries with The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual. This pragmatic, pocket-sized resource equips medical providers with the knowledge they need to offer effective aid, covering key topics in pre- and post-travel medicine, caring for immigrants and refugees, and working in low-resource settings. It's also the perfect source for travelers seeking quick, easy access to the latest travel medicine information. Dynamic images illustrate key concepts for an enhanced visual understanding. Evidence-based treatment recommendations enable you to manage diseases confidently. Pocket-sized format provides access to need-to-know information quickly and easily. Highlights new evidence and content surrounding mental health and traveling. Covers emerging hot topics such as Ebola virus disease, viral hemorrhagic fevers, the role of point-of-care testing in travel medicine, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in returning travelers and students traveling abroad. Includes an enhanced drug appendix in the back of the book.
Description : Ideal for fellows and practicing pulmonologists who need an authoritative, comprehensive reference on all aspects of pulmonary medicine, Murray and Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine offers the most definitive content on basic science, diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of respiratory diseases. Full-color design enhances teaching points and highlights challenging concepts. Understand clinical applications and the scientific principles of respiratory medicine. Detailed explanations of each disease entity allow you to work through differential diagnoses. Key Points and Key Reading sections highlight the most useful references and resources for each chapter. An expanded sleep section now covers four chapters and includes control of breathing, consequences of sleep disruption, as well as obstructive and central apnea. New chapters in the Critical Care section cover Noninvasive Ventilation (NIV) and Extracorporeal Support of Gas Exchange (ECMO). New chapters focusing on diagnostic techniques now include Invasive Diagnostic Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions and Positron Emission Tomography, and a new chapter on Therapeutic Bronchoscopy highlights the interventional role of pulmonologists.
Description : Readers of Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine have consistently requested a handbook with the essentials for medical management and therapeutics, and this new handbook concentrates on the therapeutic side of what procedures to perform, how and - critically - why. Written by young doctors at the forefront of healthcare delivery, Kumar & Clark's Medical Management and Therapeutics is portable, easy to access when you need it most, and full of cutting edge information and insights. "Snappy and concise, just what the junior doctor ordered!" - Dr Lyn D Ferguson, FY1 "Prescriptive and to the point" - Catherine Drouot, 3rd year medical student, Barts "An excellent text for both medical students and junior doctors alike." - Dr Lucy Blair, FY1 Pocket-sized ward reference Concentrates on the management and treatment of medical disorders For junior doctors and senior medical students Perfect complement to Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine and Ballinger's Essentials of Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine
Description : Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs. Provides the exam syllabus in one place! Written by senior medical students or junior doctors – authors who really understand today’s exam situation! Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text! Full artwork programme, improved ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and ‘Clinical Application’ boxes help you remember the key points! Self-Assessment section – fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements – helps you maximise your grade! Solid, accurate, user-friendly coverage provides enough detail even for those aiming at distinction! Fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for current examination practice! Includes useful ‘Learning Objectives' at the start of each chapter. Integrated approach between basic and clinical sciences provides a firm basis for problem solving in clinical practice. Includes new chapter on pain control and anaesthesia. Fully updated to include feedback from hundreds of students! Welcome to Crash Course – the revision aid to get you the results you need! Crash Course is a complete revision guide designed specifically to save you time by providing everything you could be asked in the exam in one place! Each book in the series has been specially written either by senior medical students or junior doctors – carefully supervised by faculty advisors – to ensure that it exactly matches your needs by having been prepared by someone who has just been in the exam situation! Fully updated and revised to improve accessibility, this essential revision aid includes new features such as ‘Learning Objectives’ at the start of each chapter, improved ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, ‘Clinical Application’ boxes and a completely revised self-assessment section tailored to the current exam formats! Crash Course – an easier way to get through the exam!
Description : Designed for busy medical practitioners who need a trustworthy, current, and easy-to-use resource, Conn’s Current Therapy 2016 focuses solely on up-to-date treatment protocols for the most common complaints, acute diseases, and chronic illnesses. Covering more than 300 topics, Drs. Edward T. Bope and Rick D. Kellerman present the expertise and knowledge of hundreds of skilled international leaders on evidence-based clinical management options, ensuring you're well equipped with the practical and accurate guidance needed for effective patient care. Includes PharmD review of newly approved drugs. Brand-new chapters cover Ebola, Chikungunya, dry eye, and adolescent health. In addition to current therapy, each chapter also features important diagnostic criteria to ensure delivery of the correct diagnosis and treatment. More than 400 easy-to-understand tables make referencing complex data quick and easy. Nearly 300 images, including algorithms, anatomical illustrations, and photographs, provide useful information for diagnosis. Section on symptoms is devoted to common patient complaints.
Description : Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2018 is the most efficient, intuitive, and thorough resource of its kind, trusted by physicians to provide current diagnosis and treatment recommendations for hundreds of common medical conditions. The renowned "5 books in 1" format organizes vast amounts of data in a user-friendly, accessible manner, allowing quick retrieval of essential information. You’ll find guidance on diseases and disorders, differential diagnoses, and laboratory tests– updated annually by experts in key clinical fields. Medical algorithms and clinical practice guidelines round out the core content. Updated content by experts in key clinical fields helps you keep pace with the speed of modern medicine. Popular "5 books in 1" format includes cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to help expedite search. Features 30 all-new topics, including Zika virus, hepatitis E, asthma-COPD overlap syndrome, drug-induced parenchymal lung disease, binge eating disorder, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome, transient global amnesia, and more. Updates 900 topics with the latest developments in medicine over the past year. Contains significantly expanded coverage throughout, including nearly 200 new illustrations, more than 100 new tables and boxes, 50 new differential diagnoses, and 30 new algorithms.