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2015 ICD 9 CM for Hospitals Volumes 1 2 and 3 Professional Edition

2015 ICD 9 CM for Hospitals  Volumes 1  2 and 3 Professional Edition Author Carol J. Buck
ISBN-10 0323352502
Release 2014-08-28
Pages 1328
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Code more efficiently and effectively with Carol J. Buck's 2015 ICD-9-CM for Hospitals: Volumes 1, 2 & 3, Professional Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this full-color reference combines Netter's Anatomy illustrations and the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Its format makes it easy to access the ICD-9-CM information you need to stay up to date and ensure the most accurate billing and optimal reimbursement in inpatient (hospital-based) and outpatient (physician office-based) coding settings. In addition, you can take this resource into your certification exams for enhanced testing support! Coverage of all volumes of ICD-9-CM Volumes 1, 2 & 3 provides all codes for inpatient (hospital-based) and outpatient (physician office-based) coding. Netter's Anatomy art is included in the front of the book and cross referenced within the Tabular List to help you understand complex anatomic information and how it may affect choosing codes. Full-color design includes consistent color-coded symbols and text, providing easier access to codes and coding information. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCRs) are listed in full and also integrated within the code set, providing fast, easy access to the official coding rules. Symbols and highlights identify codes that may require special consideration before coding, including: Unacceptable Principal Diagnosis Use Additional Digit(s) Includes and Excludes Use Additional Code First Additional elements within specific codes provide you with useful hints, tips, and definitions to aid in understanding difficult terminology, diseases and conditions, or coding in a specific category. More than 130 full-color illustrations provide visual orientation and enhance understand of specific coding situations. Items are included throughout Diseases: Tabular List, Volume 1 to provide more information on common diseases and conditions to ensure that you code accurately. Hospital Acquired Condition symbol notes specific conditions that will always be coded as hospital acquired. Present on Admission symbol identifies the diseases that will always be coded as present on admission. Manifestation code in the Volume 1 Disease Tabular helps you choose the appropriate sequence of codes by indicating the conditions for which it is important to record both the etiology and the manifestation of the disease. Omit Codes and Code Also draw attention to government material needing special attention. CC (Complications & Comorbidities) and MCC (Major CC) symbols identify codes associated with the presence of secondary diagnoses from MS-DRGs. CC and MCC Exclusions following each CC or MCC code list the diagnosis codes that, when used as the principal diagnosis, will need special consideration from MS-DRGs. Symbol for Non O.R. Procedure and Valid O.R. Procedure throughout Volume 3 Identifies procedures affected by DRG. Codingupdates.com companion website includes the latest changes to the ICD coding system. UPDATED Coding Clinic® citations provide official ICD-9-CM coding advice, ensuring accurate coding by identifying the year, quarter, and page number for information about specific codes in the AHA's Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM. UPDATED Exclusions and Present on Admission symbols ensure that you have the latest information needed for accurate coding. UPDATED age edits from the Medicare Code Editor reflect the latest rules on checking diagnosis codes.



2014 ICD 9 CM for Physicians Volumes 1 and 2 Standard Edition E Book

2014 ICD 9 CM for Physicians  Volumes 1 and 2  Standard Edition   E Book Author Carol J. Buck
ISBN-10 9780323319966
Release 2016-07-04
Pages 1040
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Elsevier and the American Medical Association have partnered to co-publish this ICD-9-CM reference by Carol J. Buck! Code more efficiently and effectively with Carol J. Buck's 2014 ICD-9-CM for Physicians: Volumes 1 and 2, Standard Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this reference combines Netter's Anatomy illustrations and the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Its format makes it easy to access the ICD-9-CM information you need to stay up-to-date and ensure the most accurate billing and optimal reimbursement in physician-based and outpatient coding settings. In addition, you can take this resource into your certification exams for enhanced testing support! An exclusive focus on ICD-9-CM Volumes 1 & 2 provides clear, concise coverage of physician-based and hospital outpatient coding essentials. Unique! Netter’s anatomy art is included in the front of the book and cross referenced where appropriate within the Tabular list to help you understand complex anatomic information and how it may affect coding. Use Additional Digit(s) symbol in the Index identifies codes that require an additional digit and serves as a reminder to check the Tabular list to prevent inaccurate coding out of the index. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCRs) are listed and also integrated within the code set, providing fast, easy access to the official coding rules. Symbols and highlights identify new, revised, and deleted material as well as government material needing special considerations, including: Not First-Listed Diagnosis Use Additional Digit(s) Unspecified Includes and Excludes Use Additional Code First Additional elements within specific codes provide you with useful hints, tips, and definitions to supply additional coding instruction and aid in understanding difficult terminology, diseases and conditions, or coding in a specific category. Codingupdates.com companion website includes ICD-9-CM coding updates, an ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM crosswalk, and MS-DRG information.



Step by Step Medical Coding 2015 Edition

Step by Step Medical Coding  2015 Edition Author Carol J. Buck
ISBN-10 9780323292016
Release 2014-11-18
Pages 1008
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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with in-depth coverage from the most trusted name in coding education! From Carol J. Buck, Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2015 Edition is a practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all current coding systems. Explanations of coding concepts are followed by practice exercises to reinforce your understanding. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, this edition fully covers ICD-10-CM in preparation for the transition to ICD-10. No other text on the market so thoroughly covers all coding sets in one source! A step-by-step approach makes it easier to build skills and remember the material. Dual coding addresses the transition to ICD-10 by providing coding answers for both ICD-10 and ICD-9. Over 500 illustrations include medical procedures and conditions that help you understand the services being coded, and images from Carol J. Buck's professional ICD and HCPCS manuals that familiarize you with the format of professional coding manuals. Real-life coding reports simulate the reports you will encounter as a coder and help you apply coding principles to actual cases. Complete coverage of ICD-10-CM prepares you for the transition to ICD-10. A workbook corresponds to the textbook and offers review and practice with more than 1,500 questions, activities, and terminology exercises to reinforce your understanding of medical coding. Available separately. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes allow you to read the official wording for inpatient and outpatient coding alongside in-text explanations. Four coding question variations develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills, including one-code or multiple-code answer blanks. From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out!, and CMS Rules boxes offer valuable tips and helpful advice for working in today’s medical coding field. Coder’s Index makes it easy to quickly locate specific codes. Appendix with sample EHR (Electronic Health Record) screenshots provides examples similar to the EHRs you will encounter in the workplace. Exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts, and emphasize key information. NEW! Encoder practice exercises on the companion Evolve website provide added practice and help you understand how to utilize an encoder product. UPDATED content includes the latest coding information available, promoting accurate coding and success on the job.



2015 ICD 9 CM for Hospitals Volumes 1 2 and 3 Standard Edition

2015 ICD 9 CM for Hospitals  Volumes 1  2 and 3 Standard Edition Author Carol J. Buck
ISBN-10 0323352510
Release 2014-08-27
Pages 1280
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Elsevier and the American Medical Association have partnered to co-publish this ICD-9-CM reference by Carol J. Buck! Code more efficiently and effectively with Carol J. Buck's 2014 ICD-9-CM for Hospitals: Volumes 1, 2 and 3, Standard Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this reference combines Netter's Anatomy illustrations and the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Its format makes it easy to access the ICD-9-CM information you need to stay up-to-date and ensure the most accurate billing and optimal reimbursement in physician-based and inpatient coding settings. In addition, you can take this resource into your certification exams for enhanced testing support! Coverage of all volumes of ICD-9-CM Volumes 1, 2 & 3 provides all codes for inpatient (hospital-based) and outpatient (physician office based) coding. Unique! Netter's anatomy art included in the front of the book and cross referenced where appropriate within the Tabular list helps you understand complex anatomic information and how it may affect coding. Use Additional Digit(s) symbol in the Index identifies codes that require an additional digit and serves as a reminder to check the Tabular List to prevent inaccurate coding out of the index. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCRs) are listed and also integrated within the code set, providing fast, easy access to the official coding rules. Symbols and highlights identify new, revised, and deleted material as well as government material needing special considerations, including: Unacceptable Principal Diagnosis Use Additional Digit(s) Includes and Excludes Use Additional Code First Additional elements within specific codes provide you with useful hints, tips, or definitions to supply additional coding instruction and aid in understanding difficult terminology, diseases and conditions, or coding in a specific category. American Hospital Association's Coding Clinic® citations provide reference information regarding official ICD-9-CM coding advice that will enhance understanding of specific codes. Codingupdates.com companion website includes ICD-9-CM coding updates, an ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM crosswalk, and MS-DRG information.



Step By Step Medical Coding 2016 Edition

Step By Step Medical Coding  2016 Edition Author Carol J. Buck
ISBN-10 9780323389198
Release 2015-12-02
Pages 832
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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with guidance from the most trusted name in coding education! From bestselling author Carol J. Buck, Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2016 Edition is a practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all current coding sets. Practice exercises follow each 'step' of information to reinforce your understanding of important concepts. In-depth coverage includes reimbursement, ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, with an Evolve website that includes 30-day access to TruCode? Encoder Essentials. No other text so thoroughly covers all coding sets in one source! 30-day access to TruCode? Encoder Essentials and practice exercises on the Evolve companion website provide additional practice and help you understand how to utilize an encoder product. A step-by-step approach makes it easier to build skills and remember the material. Over 475 illustrations include medical procedures and conditions to help you understand the services being coded. Real-world coding reports (cleared of any confidential information) simulate the reports you will encounter as a coder and help you apply coding principles to actual cases. Dual coding includes answers for both ICD-10 and ICD-9 for every exercise, chapter review, and workbook question to help you ease into the full use of ICD-10. Exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts, and emphasize key information. From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out!, and CMS Rules boxes offer valuable tips and helpful advice for working in today's medical coding field. Four coding-question variations develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills, including one-code or multiple-code answers. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes allow you to read the official wording for inpatient and outpatient coding alongside in-text explanations. Coders' Index makes it easy to quickly locate specific codes. Appendix with sample Electronic Health Record screenshots provides examples similar to the EHRs you will encounter in the workplace. Online practice activities on Evolve include questions such as multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and coding reports. A workbook corresponds to the textbook and offers review and practice with more than 1,200 theory, practical, and report exercises (odd-numbered answers provided in appendix) to reinforce your understanding of medical coding. Available separately. NEW! Separate HCPCS chapter expands coverage of the HCPCS code set. UPDATED content includes the latest coding information available, promoting accurate coding and success on the job.



Physician Coding Exam Review 2015

Physician Coding Exam Review 2015 Author Carol J. Buck
ISBN-10 9780323353120
Release 2014-11-22
Pages 656
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Prepare to succeed on your physician coding exam with Physician Coding Exam Review 2015: The Certification Step! From leading coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, this exam review provides complete coverage of all topics included on the physician coding certification exams, including anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each organ system; reimbursement issues; an overview of CPT, HCPCS, ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM coding; and more. Two full practice exams simulate the testing experience and provide plenty of practice for even the most insecure exam-taker. Comprehensive review content covers everything you need to know to pass your physician coding certification exam. Practice exams on the Evolve companion website include a Pre-Exam to be taken prior to study, allowing you to assess strengths and weaknesses and develop a plan for focused study, the same exam again as a Post-Exam to be taken after your review, and a Final Exam that simulates the experience of taking the actual physician coding exam. Concrete real-life coding reports simulate the reports that you will encounter on the job and challenge you to apply key coding principles to actual cases. Concise outline format helps you access key information quickly and study more efficiently. Mobile-optimized quick quizzes on Evolve provide extra test practice and review with 250 additional medical terminology and pathophysiology questions that may be downloaded to mobile devices. Answers and rationales to the Pre-/Post- and Final Exams are available on Evolve. Success Strategies section in the text guides you step-by-step through the entire exam process. NEW! Netter anatomy illustrations in Unit 3 enhance your understanding of anatomy and the way it affects coding. NEW! Additional mobile-optimized quick quizzes on Evolve make it easy to study while on the go and to review your answers. UPDATED content includes the latest coding information, promoting exam success and accurate coding on the job. NEW! ICD-10 content and exams on the Evolve companion website ensure that you are fully prepared for the implementation of ICD-10.



Facility Coding Exam Review 2015

Facility Coding Exam Review 2015 Author Carol J. Buck
ISBN-10 9780323352970
Release 2014-11-22
Pages 558
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Prepare to succeed on your facility coding exam with Facility Coding Exam Review 2015: The Certification Step! From leading coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, this exam review provides complete coverage of all topics included on the facility coding certification exams, including anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each organ system; reimbursement issues; an overview of CPT, HCPCS, ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS coding; and more. Two full practice exams simulate the testing experience and provide plenty of practice for even the most insecure exam-taker. Comprehensive review content covers everything you need to know to pass your facility coding certification exam. Mobile-optimized quick quizzes on Evolve provide extra test practice and review with 250 additional medical terminology and pathophysiology questions that may be downloaded to mobile devices. Concise outline format helps you access key information quickly and study more efficiently. Concrete real-life coding reports simulate the reports that you will encounter on the job and challenge you to apply key coding principles to actual cases. Practice exams on the Evolve companion website include a Pre-Exam to be taken prior to study, allowing you to assess strengths and weaknesses and develop a plan for focused study, the same exam again as a Post-Exam to be taken after your review, and a Final Exam that simulates the experience of taking the actual facility coding exam. Answers and rationales to the Pre-/Post- and Final Exams are available on Evolve. Success Strategies section in the text guides you step-by-step through the entire exam process. NEW! Netter anatomy illustrations in Unit 3 enhance your understanding of anatomy and the way it affects coding. NEW! Additional mobile-optimized quick quizzes on Evolve make it easy to study while on the go and to review your answers. UPDATED content includes the latest coding information, promoting exam success and accurate coding on the job. NEW! ICD-10 content and exams on the Evolve companion website ensure that you are fully prepared for the implementation of ICD-10.



2015 ICD 9 CM for Physicians Volumes 1 and 2 Professional Edition

2015 ICD 9 CM for Physicians  Volumes 1 and 2 Professional Edition Author Carol J. Buck
ISBN-10 9780323352789
Release 2016-06-22
Pages 1072
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Code more efficiently and effectively with Carol J. Buck's 2015 ICD-9-CM for Physicians: Volumes 1 & 2, Professional Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this full-color reference combines Netter's Anatomy illustrations and the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Its format makes it easy to access the ICD-9-CM information you need to stay up-to-date and ensure the most accurate billing and optimal reimbursement in physician-based and outpatient coding settings. In addition, you can take this resource into your certification exams for enhanced testing support! Exclusive focus on ICD-9-CM: Volumes 1 & 2 provides clear, concise coverage of physician-based and hospital outpatient coding essentials. Netter’s Anatomy art is included in the front of the book and cross referenced within the Tabular List to help you understand complex anatomic information and how it may affect choosing codes. Full-color design includes consistent color-coded symbols and text, providing easier access to codes and coding information. More than 130 full-color illustrations provide visual orientation and enhance understand of specific coding situations. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCRs) are listed in full and also integrated within the code set, providing fast, easy access to the official coding rules. Symbols and highlights identify codes that may require special consideration before coding, including: Not First-Listed Diagnosis Use Additional Digit(s) Unspecified Includes and Excludes Use Additional Code First Color-coded Table of Drugs simplifies code selection. Use Additional Digit(s) symbol identifies codes in the index that require an additional digit and serves as a reminder to check the Tabular List. Additional elements within specific codes provide you with useful hints, tips, and definitions to aid in understanding difficult terminology, diseases and conditions, or coding in a specific category. Codingupdates.com companion website includes the latest changes to the ICD coding system. Items are included throughout Diseases: Tabular List, Volume 1 to provide information on common diseases and conditions to ensure that you code accurately. Age and Sex edits from the Definition of Medicare Code Edits denote codes that are used only with patients of a specific age or sex, helping to ensure accurate reporting. Omit Codes and Code First draw attention to government material needing special attention. UPDATED Coding Clinic® citations provide official ICD-9-CM coding advice, ensuring accurate coding by identifying the year, quarter, and page number for information about specific codes in the AHA’s Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM. UPDATED age edits from the Medicare Code Editor ensure that you have the latest information needed for accurate coding.



2017 ICD 10 CM Physician Professional Edition E Book

2017 ICD 10 CM Physician Professional Edition   E Book Author Carol J. Buck
ISBN-10 9780323484671
Release 2016-11-03
Pages 1608
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Select diagnosis codes accurately with Carol J. Buck's 2017 ICD-10-CM for Physicians: Professional Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this full-color manual includes all the ICD-10 codes needed for today’s outpatient and physician office coding. As coders need extensive knowledge to code with ICD-10-CM — and to choose from the thousands of possible codes — this edition provides an essential background in A&P, pathology, and medical terminology, along with colorful Netter’s Anatomy illustrations and clear instructions for using the book. Together with the durable spiral binding, these features make professional diagnosis coding faster and easier. A companion website includes the latest coding news and updates! Convenient Guide to the Updates in the front of the book lists all new, revised, and deleted codes, providing at-a-glance lookup of the coding changes. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (OGCRs) are listed in full and also integrated within the code set, providing fast, easy access to coding rules. Unique! Full-color Netter’s Anatomy art is included in a separate section for easy reference and cross-referenced within the Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries, to help you understand anatomy and how it may affect choosing codes. Full-color design includes consistent color-coded symbols and text, providing easier access to codes and coding information. American Hospital Association's Coding Clinic® citations include official ICD-10-CM coding advice relating to specific codes and their usage. 175 full-color illustrations provide visual orientation and enhance understanding of specific coding situations. Items are included throughout the Tabular List to ensure accurate coding, providing additional information on common diseases and conditions. Additional elements within specific codes define terms and add coding instructions relating to difficult terminology, diseases and conditions, or coding in a specific category. Symbols and highlights draw attention to codes that may require special consideration before coding, including: New, Revised, and Deleted Codes that call for the use of additional character(s) Includes, Excludes 1 and Excludes 2 Use Additional Unspecified Code First and Code Also Placeholder X symbol reminds you to assign placeholder X for codes less than 6 characters that require a 7th character. Manifestation code identifies conditions for which it is important to record both the etiology and the symptom of the disease. Age and Sex edits from the Definition of Medicare Code Edits help to ensure accuracy by denoting codes that are used only with patients of a specific age or sex. Codingupdates.com companion website includes the latest changes to the ICD coding system.



Step by Step Medical Coding 2017 Edition E Book

Step by Step Medical Coding  2017 Edition   E Book Author Carol J. Buck
ISBN-10 9780323496391
Release 2016-11-08
Pages 848
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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with guidance from the most trusted name in coding education! From Carol J. Buck, the bestselling Step-by-Step Medical Coding is a practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all current coding sets. Practice exercises follow each ‘step’ of information to reinforce your understanding of important concepts. In-depth coverage includes reimbursement, ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, with an Evolve website that includes 30-day access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials. No other text so thoroughly covers all coding sets in one source! 30-day access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials (in addition to separate encoder practice exercises on the Evolve companion website) help you understand how to utilize an encoder. A step-by-step approach makes it easier to build skills and remember the material. UNIQUE! Real-world coding reports (cleared of any confidential information) simulate the reports you will encounter as a coder and help you apply coding principles to actual cases. Over 500 illustrations include medical conditions and procedures to help you understand the services being coded. Exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts, and emphasize key information. Valuable tips and advice are offered in features such as From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out, and CMS Rules. UNIQUE! Four coding-question variations develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills, including one-code or multiple-code answers. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes allow you to read the official guidelines wording for inpatient and outpatient coding alongside in-text explanations. UNIQUE! Coders’ Index makes it easy to quickly locate specific codes. Sample Electronic Health Record screenshots in the appendix provide examples similar to the EHRs you will encounter in the workplace. Online practice activities on Evolve include questions such as multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and coding reports. A workbook corresponds to the textbook and offers review and practice with more than 1,200 theory, practical, and report exercises (odd-numbered answers provided in appendix) to reinforce understanding of medical coding. Available separately. Medical Coding Online uses animations, photographs, drawings, narrated slide shows, case-based exercises, pop-up definitions, and professional insights to reinforce coding concepts from the Step-by-Step text. Available separately.



Diagnostic Histopathology of Tumors

Diagnostic Histopathology of Tumors Author Christopher D. M. Fletcher
ISBN-10 9781455737543
Release 2013-04-02
Pages 2296
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Diagnose tumors with confidence with Diagnostic Histopathology of Tumors, 4th Edition. Dr. Christopher Fletcher's renowned reference provides the advanced, expert guidance you need to evaluate and interpret even the most challenging histopathology specimens more quickly and accurately. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Diagnose efficiently and effectively using diagnostic flow charts, correlations of gross appearances to microscopic findings, and differential diagnosis tables for better recognition and evaluation of similar-looking entities. Employ immunohistochemistry, molecular and genetic diagnostic tests, and other modern techniques as well as the best morphologic diagnostic methods to effectively identify each tumor or tumor-like entity. Utilize new, clinically important molecular genetic data and updated classification schemes to help guide treatment and targeted therapy. Apply the latest techniques and diagnostic criteria with completely rewritten chapters on Small and Large Intestines, Heart, Larynx and Trachea, Ear, and Peritoneum. Find critical information quickly thanks to more tables and bulleted lists throughout.



2012 ICD 10 CM Draft Standard Edition

2012 ICD 10 CM Draft Standard Edition  Author Carol J. Buck
ISBN-10 9781455774999
Release 2016-06-16
Pages 1848
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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.



Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners

Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners Author Thomas Wesson Barkley
ISBN-10 1416003037
Release 2008
Pages 1000
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PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONERS, 2nd Edition is the only comprehensive clinical reference tailored to the needs of advance practice nurses. With discussions of more than 230 of the most common conditions experienced by adult patients in acute care, this reference includes everything you need on a day-to-day basis. Plus, quick reference is easy with a spiral binding and content organized by body system. Each condition lists a concise outline of defining terms, incidence/predisposing factors, subject and physical examination findings, diagnostic tests, and management strategies so you can find everything you need to know quickly. Includes discussion of body systems, nutritional considerations, fluid/electrolyte imbalances, shock, trauma, gerontological concerns, professional issues, and trends in advanced practice. Nursing guidelines for more than 230 of the most common conditions experienced by adult patients in acute care serve as an invaluable resource in the field. Conditions are organized by body system for quick reference when treating patients. Each condition lists defining terms, incidence/predisposing factors, subjective and physical examination findings, diagnostic tests, and management strategies to provide help every step of the way. Coverage also includes discussion of body systems, nutritional considerations, fluid/electrolyte imbalances, shock, and trauma for a complete look at patient care and diagnosis. An entire chapter dedicated to congestive heart failure gives you a deeper look at the disease. Specific content, as well as online references, for diseases such as SARS and West Nile Virus give you the most current information available on these evolving diseases. New chapters on admission, pre-op and post-op orders prepare you for every step of the patient treatment process. Addition of ICD-9 codes within the chapters makes classifying diseases with ICD codes easy. New content on Parkinson's disease, gout, testicular cancer, multiple sclerosis, bite management (including spider, snake, animal, and human) better prepare you for these situations. Updated and expanded content reflects changes in current guidelines and evidence-based practice, an important part of working in the field. Updated and expanded content on coronary artery disease and inclusion of the new JNC 7 national hypertension guidelines features more information on these common diseases. Expanded and updated coverage of postmenopausal women and hormone replacement therapy.



Small Animal Critical Care Medicine E Book

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine   E Book Author Deborah Silverstein
ISBN-10 9780323243520
Release 2014-09-05
Pages 1152
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Emphasizing evidence-based therapy for critically ill or injured dogs and cats, Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, 2nd Edition puts diagnostic and management strategies for common disorders at your fingertips. It covers critical care medical therapy, monitoring, and prognosis — from triage and stabilization through the entire course of acute medical crisis and intensive care treatment. To make therapeutic decisions easier, clear guidelines address underlying clinical findings, pathophysiology, outpatient follow-up, and long-term care. From lead editors Deborah Silverstein and Kate Hopper, along with a Who’s Who of experts from the veterinary emergency and critical care world, this comprehensive reference helps you provide the highest standard of care for ICU patients. Over 200 concise chapters are thoroughly updated to cover all of the clinical areas needed for evaluating, diagnosing, managing, and monitoring a critical veterinary patient. More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on emergency and critical care clinical situations from a variety of perspectives. A problem-based approach focuses on clinically relevant details. Practical, user-friendly format makes reference quick and easy with summary tables, boxes highlighting key points, illustrations, and algorithmic approaches to diagnosis and management. Hundreds of full-color illustrations depict various emergency procedures such as chest tube placement. Appendices offer quick access to the most often needed calculations, conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more. All-NEW chapters include Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Therapy, T-FAST and A-FAST, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS), Sepsis, Physical Therapy Techniques, ICU Design and Management, and Communication Skills and Grief Counseling. NEW! Coverage of basic and advanced mechanical ventilation helps you in deliver high-quality care to patients with respiratory failure. NEW! Coverage of increasingly prevalent problems seen in the Intensive Care Unit includes multidrug-resistant bacterial infections and coagulation disorders. NEW chapters on fluid therapy and transfusion therapy provide information on how to prevent complications and maximize resources. UPDATED coagulation section includes chapters on hypercoagulability, platelet function and testing, anticoagulant therapy, and hemostatic drugs.



Carranza s Clinical Periodontology

Carranza s Clinical Periodontology Author Michael G. Newman
ISBN-10 9781455706389
Release 2011-02-14
Pages 872
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The most widely used periodontics text, Carranza's Clinical Periodontology provides both print and online access to basic procedures as well as the latest in advanced procedures and techniques in reconstructive, esthetic, and implant therapy. Not only does this book show how to do periodontal procedures, it describes how to best manage the outcomes and explains the evidence supporting each treatment. Written by leading experts Michael Newman, Henry Takei, Perry Klokkevold, and Fermin Carranza, along with a pool of international contributors, this edition also discusses the close connection between oral health and systemic disease. A new Expert Consult website includes the entire, fully searchable contents of the book, and takes learning to a whole new level with content updates, videos, a drug database, and much more. Comprehensive coverage describes all aspects of periodontics in a single volume, including periodontal pathology, the etiology of periodontal diseases, the relationship between periodontal disease and systemic health, treatment of periodontal diseases, oral implantology, supportive treatment, and ethics, legal, and practical matters. Problem-solving, scenario-based learning opportunities use well-documented case reports to help you learn both basic and advanced procedures and techniques. 'Speed to competence' is enhanced with access to print, online, and mobile platforms. A unique approach combines evidence-based decision-making, science transfer, and classification/nomenclature throughout every chapter. A one-of-a-kind Genetic Factors and Periodontal Disease chapter examines the role of genetic factors in gum disease. In-depth information serves as an excellent foundation in preparing for the National Board Dental Exam. Expert Consult website offers fast, reliable online access to advanced material, videos, an image collection, a drug database, interactive flash cards, multiple-choice test questions, interactive references, and Pathology Consult -- plus, the entire contents of the book are fully searchable. Find core information in the book; additional, advanced information is provided online. Consult your book from any computer, anywhere in the world, for the entire life of this edition. Keep current with regular updates of the latest periodontal news and information. Follow links from biographical citations to the corresponding MEDLINE abstracts. See a comprehensive library of pathology photos. Coverage of the latest advances includes the emerging link between periodontal disease and systemic health. Full-color illustrations depict the newest developments in surgical technology. A new Multidisciplinary Approach to Dental and Periodontal Problems chapter discusses the importance of collaborative care in the practice of periodontics. Etiology of Periodontal Diseases (Part 4) provides a more comprehensive background in periodontal anatomy, physiology, and pathogenesis.



Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat E Book

Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat   E Book Author Craig E. Greene
ISBN-10 9780323266215
Release 2013-09-27
Pages 1376
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The definitive reference for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of small animal infections, Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat, 4th Edition delivers current, comprehensive information essential to the management of infectious diseases caused by viruses, rickettsiae, chlamydiae, mycoplasmas, bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa, and unknown agents. Each section guides you through diagnostic testing for specific microorganisms, from sample collection to laboratory submission to interpretation of results, then details appropriate treatment measures and pharmacologic considerations for the various related infections. Full-color illustrations and hundreds of tables provide quick, convenient access to diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines, and thoroughly updated drug information helps you confidently administer appropriate dosages for the most effective treatment and prevention. The most comprehensive infectious disease coverage available helps you confidently address clinical problems related to infectious diseases in dogs and cats, and includes: Immunization strategies and environmental control of infections Immunodeficiency disorders Prevention of infection in multi-pet and shelter settings Immunocompromised people and their pets Vibrant full-color illustrations clarify disease features and modes of disease transmission for enhanced diagnostic accuracy and disease prevention. Convenient tables deliver therapeutic recommendations and drug dosages at a glance. Complete antimicrobial drug formulary provides fast, easy access to indications, recommended dosages, and pharmacologic considerations essential for all relevant pharmaceuticals. State-of-the-art diagnostic testing procedures help you ensure accurate diagnoses for all clinically relevant pathogens. Content reflects the expert insight and vast clinical experience of a panel of trusted authorities on small animal infectious diseases. Easy-to-use companion website provides convenient online access to additional images, tables, boxes, appendices, and references linked directly to original PubMed abstracts. Expanded coverage of zoonoses, zoonotic potential, and precautions helps you effectively monitor and treat zoonotic infections. Fully updated drug formulary reflects the most current pharmacokinetics, indications, contraindications, handling and administration guidelines, and dosage recommendations available. Updated content throughout the text details current diagnostic testing regimens and therapeutic and preventive considerations for all pathogens you're likely to encounter in the clinical setting. Special focus on disease incidence and susceptibility in traveling animals helps you alert animal owners to potential risks associated with pet travel.



Official CPC Certification Study Guide

Official CPC Certification Study Guide Author American Academy of Professional Coders
ISBN-10 9781305178014
Release 2014-12-02
Pages 416
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Packed with test-taking tips and techniques, the OFFICIAL CPC CERTIFICATION STUDY GUIDE delivers a current and comprehensive review that helps you maximize your success on the AAPC CPC Certification Exam. The guide begins with a complete summary of the business of medicine, giving you a solid understanding of the medical office and the role of the coder. It covers ICD-9-CM guidelines using real-life examples. Each body system is reviewed, including coverage of anatomy, related diagnosis coding, CPT coding, HCPCS Level II coding, and modifiers. End-of-chapter questions are modeled after those on the actual certification exam, while operative notes give you hands-on experience coding what you have learned. Additional testing techniques and an end-of-guide practice exam lets you put your skills to the test. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.