Pocket Surgery is the surgical consult that goes with you anywhere! Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Pocket Surgery follows the style of the best-selling Pocket Medicine, popular among medical students, interns, and residents. The book’s convenient size and loose-leaf format makes it perfect for use on the wards or as a review for Board exams. Pocket Surgery was developed to maximize the efficiency of the student and trainee—to maximize the yield of reading and reference, to be better prepared for time in the operating room or on the ward. Get all the fundamentals of surgery in one pocket reference!• Bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms make essential facts easy to find and retain.• Concise and focused content reviews the entire field of surgery—including breast, critical care, cardiothoracic, gastrointestinal, colorectal, vascular, pediatric, plastic, transplant, and endocrine.• Specialty and organ-based chapters allow for a quick review before starting a new surgical service.
Consolidate the coding process with the one-stop resource developed exclusively for those who code for general surgery and gastroenterology. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide includes 2017 CPT®, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM code sets specific to general surgery and gastroenterology. Each specialty specific procedure code includes its official description and lay description, coding tips, terminology, cross-coding, and national Medicare relative value units. Getting to the code information you need has never been so easy. Key Features and Benefits New Optum360 Edge Documentation and Reimbursement Tips now included right on the page. Documentation and reimbursement information for procedures included for quick reference. Optum360 Edge HCPCS Procedure Codes. Only Optum360 offers HCPCS procedure codes specific to your specialty with the same information as we provide for CPT® codes. Quickly find information. All the information you need is provided, including illustrations, lay descriptions, coding tips, terms, cross-coding, and Medicare RVUs and Pub. 100 references. Organized by CPT® and HCPCS procedure code. Essential procedures for general surgery and gastroenterology are listed by CPT® or HCPCS procedure code, along with crosswalks to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes. Easily determine fees for your practice and reinforce consistency in the charges. National Medicare relative value units for surgery codes and most diagnostic procedures are included. Avoid claim denials and/or audits. Medicare payer information provides the references to Pub. 100 guidelines, follow-up days, and assistant-at-surgery. CCI Edits by CPT® and HCPCS procedure code. CPT® and HCPCS procedure codes with associated CCI edits in a special section and quarterly updates available online. CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.
For more than 30 years, Current Surgical Therapy has been the go-to resource for both residents and practitioners for expert advice on today’s best treatment and management options for general surgery. The 12th Edition, by Drs. John L. Cameron and Andrew M. Cameron, remains the ideal reference for written, oral, and recertifying board study, as well as for everyday clinical practice. Twelve brand-new chapters and many new contributing authors keep you up to date with recent changes in this fast-moving field, helping you achieve better outcomes and ensure faster recovery times for your patients.Presents practical, hands-on advice on selecting and implementing the latest surgical approaches from today’s preeminent general surgeons. Approaches each topic using the same easy-to-follow format: disease presentation, pathophysiology, and diagnostics, followed by surgical therapy. Discusses which approach to take, how to avoid or minimize complications, and what outcomes to expect. Helps you visualize how to proceed with full color images throughout. Trusted by generations of general surgeons as the definitive source on the most current surgical approaches, providing a quick, efficient review prior to surgery and when preparing for surgical boards and ABSITEs. Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Features nearly 300 succinct, well-illustrated chapters that summarize today’s best treatment and management advice for a wide variety of diseases and associated surgeries. Includes twelve brand-new chapters covering islet allotransplantation; lower extremity amputations; prehospital management of the trauma patient; ERAS: colon surgery; minimally invasive pancreatic surgery; five new chapters on the breast, and more.
The Fourth Edition of Chassin’s Operative Strategy in General Surgery: An Expositive Atlas is designed to expand this comprehensive and unique general surgery reference while remaining true to the special character of the work. This unique text continues to provide an emphasis on surgical strategy that is unmatched by other textbooks of surgical technique. It continues to comprehensively cover all non-vascular operations commonly performed by general surgeons. As always, Chassin’s explains the conceptual basis of each operation, outlines strategies to avoid common pitfalls, and carefully describes and beautifully illustrates the technical steps of each operation. The Fourth Edition has been expanded and updated by adding both new procedures and new features. A significant new feature, “Documentation Basics” has been added to each chapter, providing a bulleted list of key features that need to be listed in the operative note to accurately describe extent of procedure and enhance accuracy of coding.General surgery continues to evolve. Procedures are added and many operations are done through new minimal access approaches. However, as a surgeon may be called upon to perform an operation that has become rare, Chassin’s unique “legacy” material has been retained for reference. In addition, 17 new chapters have been added, including 4 new chapters on colorectal surgery. Over 1100 elegant illustrations and new radiographs accompany detailed textual explanations. More than ever, Chassin’s Operative Strategy in General Surgery: An Expositive Atlas, Fourth Edition is an indispensable reference for all surgical residents and practicing surgeons.
The general surgery re-certification exam is not like the ABSITE or the first certification exam. Transplantation, physiology, immunology, cellular and molecular biology, pharmacology, and other basic science material are not tested. The re-certification exam tests clinical knowledge. This book focuses on the clinical aspects of general surgery and current standard of care recommendations. All aspects of surgery are covered including new recommendations for morbid obesity surgery, breast cancer management, hemostatic resuscitation, management of anti-platelet and anticoagulation agents, damage control surgery, surgery in pregnancy, angiography in trauma, and other pertinent issues. As the only dedicated book for the re-certification exam, the reader will avoid having to wade through the extraneous material found in other study guides. All aspects of general surgery are covered and this book can be used as a sole resource for the exam.
Ready Review for the General Surgery Oral Boards is a new, pocket-sized resource for preparation for the ABS General Surgery Certifying Exam, published in 2011. • 20 chapters spanning the breadth of general surgery. • Delivers information in a concise format to maximize studying efficiency. • Features updated information based on the most current cancer treatment guidelines. • Contains summaries of management algorithms for scenarios such as renal failure, hypotension, cardiac arrest, and trauma. • Includes an “operative guide” highlighting the important steps of over 120 procedures, ranging from FNA to Whipples and covering everything in between. • May also serve as a high-yield review for the ABSITE and ABS General Surgery Qualifying Exam.
The best cases, the best questions, the best review for the General Surgery boards and ABSITEGeneral Surgery Examination and Board Review is the perfect way to prepare for General Surgery certification exams. Covering the full range of exam topics, this high-yield review features an effective case-based approach that sharpens clinical decision-making skills and gives the content real-world relevancy. Each of the more than 100 chapters opens with a clinical case and is followed by Q&A related to that particular case. You also get detailed evidenced-based answer explanations and references to facilitate more in-depth study. Features:• Topics mirror the exam blueprint to ensure you are studying the most relevant material possible• Enables you to incorporate the proven benefits of case-based review into general surgery board review• An essential resource for general surgery residents as well as practicing surgeons preparing for recertification; medical students aiming for high honors will also find the content invaluable during their surgery rotation• More than 700 questions – all with detailed answer explanations • Includes chapters on timely topics such as ethical/legal issue, robotic-assisted surgery, end of life care, and surgical nutrition• Coverage reflects the very latest clinical advances so you can incorporate this information into your exam preparation or daily practice
Preparing students for successful NCLEX results and strong futures as nurses in today's world.Now in its 12th edition, Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing is designed to assist nurses in preparing for their roles and responsibilities in the medical-surgical setting and for success on the NCLEX. In the latest edition, the resource suite is complete with a robust set of premium and included ancillaries such as simulation support, adaptive testing, and a variety of digital resources helping prepare today's students for success.This leading textbook focuses on physiological, pathophysiological, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care. Brunner is known for its strong Nursing Process focus and its readability. This edition retains these strengths and incorporates enhanced visual appeal and better portability for students.