Pfenninger and Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care: Expert Consult

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Sep 23, 2010 - Medical - 1776 pages
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Pfenninger and Fowler’s Procedures for Primary Care, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive, "how-to" resource offering step-by-step strategies for nearly every medical procedure that can be performed in an office, hospital, or emergency care facility by primary care clinicians. . Designed for everyday practice, the outline format allows speedy reference while the detailed text and clear illustrations guide you through each procedure. The new edition of this best-selling book features full-color illustrations and easy access to the complete contents and illustrations, patient forms, and more online at www.expertconsult.com.

  • Understand how to proceed, step by step, thanks to detailed text and illustrations.
  • Locate critical information at a glance with numerous boxes and tables.
  • Use the book for years with minimal wear and tear thanks to its sturdy cover.
  • Patient education handouts to educate, save time, and reduce liability
  • Coding guidelines included
  • This best selling text now includes full color photos and new sections on Aesthetic and Hospitalist Procedures in addition to an update of all the previous procedures discussed in prior editions!

Access the complete contents and illustrations online, download patient education handouts and consent forms, view lists of device manufacturers, and more at www.expertconsult.com.

  • Offer your patients a variety of cosmetic procedures using lasers and pulsed-light devices (including individual chapters on procedures for hair removal, photorejuvenation, , skin tightening and skin resurfacing, and tattoo removal), botulinum toxin, as well as new coverage of cosmeceutical skin care, tissue fillers, and photodynamic therapy.
  • Master new procedures such as maggot treatment for chronic ulcers, endovenous vein closure, stress echo, insertion of the contraceptive capsule (Implanon) and tubal implant (Essure), musculoskeletal ultrasound, no-needle/no-scalpel vasectomy, procedures to treat acute headaches, and more.

Don’t worry! All the more basic office procedures are still included...with improved and updated discussions!

Pfenninger and Fowler provide the latest and most comprehensive information on medical procedures that allow primary care physicians to more effectively treat their patients.

 

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Contents

2 Dermatology
65
3 Aesthetic Medicine
289
4 Eyes Ears Nose and Throat
425
5 Cardiovascular and Respiratory System Procedures
529
6 Gastrointestinal System Procedures
659
7 Urinary System Procedures
763
8 Male Reproductive System
799
9 Gynecology and Female Reproductive System Procedures
861
APPENDIX C Latex Allergy Guidelines
1625
APPENDIX D Supplier Information
1629
APPENDIX E Resources for Learning and Teaching Procedures
1650
APPENDIX F Universal Precautions
1661
ICD9 Diagnostic Codes
1666
APPENDIX H Pearls of Practice
1669
APPENDIX I Universal Procedural Training in Family Medicine
1675
APPENDIX J Outline for a Comprehensive Operative Note
1678

10 Obstetrics
1099
11 Pediatrics
1199
12 Orthopedics
1231
13 Hospitalist
1353
14 Miscellaneous
1487
APPENDIX A Commonly Used Instruments and Equipment
1615
APPENDIX B Informed Consent
1620
APPENDIX K Management Guidelines for Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Tests and Histologic Findings
1679
APPENDIX L Buying Major Office Equipment
1686
Patient Education Handouts
1691
Patient Consent Forms
1692
Index
1693
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