Consolidate the coding process with the Coding Companion, your one-stop resource developed exclusively for those who code for general surgery and gastroenterology. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide includes 2018 CPT®, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM code sets specific to your specialty. Each specialty-specific procedure code includes its official description and lay description, coding tips, terminology, cross-coding to common ICD-10-CM, and relative value units. Getting to the code information you need has never been so easy. Key Features and Benefits New Code icons. Quickly identify new, revised and add-on procedure codes related to general surgery and gastroenterology. New CPT® Assistant references. Identifies that an article or discussion of the CPT code has been in the American Medical Association s CPT Assistant newsletter. Use the citation to locate the correct volume. 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, 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 common ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes. Easily determine fees for your practice and reinforce consistency in the charges. Relative value units including the practice, work, and malpractice components with total RVUs for non-facility and facility for 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.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Concise, portable, and user-friendly, The Washington Manual of Surgery, 7th Edition, focuses on the essential information you need to know for successful care of patients with surgical disease. This bestselling reference presents brief, logical approaches to the management of patients with comprehensive surgical problems. Throughout the manual, content has been completely updated, including new review questions, new chapters, and new treatment algorithms. This 7th Edition provides a clear view of the challenges surgical residents face, practical solutions, and expert guidance – all in one convenient and easily accessible source.Key Features:Thoroughly revised with information on the latest advances in surgical technique, instrumentation, and standards of practice.New chapters on Biostatistics for the General Surgeon, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, and Fundamentals of Endoscopic, Laparoscopic, and Robotic Surgery.Reorganized content emphasizes clarity and consistency, so you can find what you need more quickly.Comprehensive coverage addresses all areas taught in general surgical residencies, including pediatric surgery.Concise guidelines and algorithms assist in the diagnosis and management of surgical diseases.Updated references are provided for readers who would like additional information on a particular topic.Written by faculty and residents from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, one of the world’s top surgical training programs.Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:Complete content with enhanced navigationPowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the webCross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigationHighlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the textAbility to take and share notes with friends and colleaguesQuick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Your Secret Weapon for Mastering the USMLE Step 3How prepared are you for the new USMLE Step 3? Are you worried about answering questions on basic science concepts? Uncertain about managing the clock in CCS cases? Unprepared to answer questions on general surgery topics? This book is the balm.Created by bestselling author and lecturer Dr. Conrad Fischer and Dr. Niket Sonpal, General Surgery: Correlations & Clinical Scenarios provides an entertaining and comprehensive review of general surgery topics on the USMLE Step 3. Progressive clinical cases--embedded with meaningful foundational science correlations and CCS exam tips--ensure that you're prepared for the new USMLE Step 3.Features:84 general surgery cases with Q&A provide practice for the multiple-choice exam component of the USMLE Step 3Embedded basic science correlations prepare you to answer foundational science questionsIntegrated CCS navigation tips prepare you to handle Computer-based Case Simulations (CCS cases)High-yield coverage of core surgery topics frequently tested on the USMLE Step 3
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Now combining general surgery and the specialties in one volume, this Sixth Edition of Essentials of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties focuses on the information all medical students need to know to pass the NBME surgery shelf or other surgery rotation examinations. This new edition of Lawrence’s popular text offers concise, high-yield content and a smaller format ideal for study on the go. Updated to reflect the latest advances in the field, it provides the authoritative, up-to-date content today’s busy medical students need for exam success. Includes general surgery and surgical specialties all in one volumeOffers authoritative information by leading surgery educatorsProvides five in-book practice questions per chapter, with additional questions onlinePractice questions include answers and references to the area within the text where the topics are coveredFocuses on high-yield information for quick referenceOffers an array of online resources for both students and facultyEnrich Your eBook Reading Experience with Enhanced Video, Audio and Interactive Capabilities!Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphoneEasily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speechAdapt for unique reading needs, supporting learning disabilities, visual/auditory impairments, second-language or literacy challenges, and more
Always study with the most up-to-date prep! Look for Dr. Pestana's Surgery Notes, Fourth Edition, ISBN 9781506235912, on sale October 2, 2018.Publisher's Note: Products purchased from third-party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entities included with the product.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.A combination primer on evaluating the surgical literature and summary of landmark articles in general surgeryPocket Journal Club: Essential Articles in General Surgery is a complete primer on how to efficiently evaluate the surgical literature, conduct literature searches, and identify high-impact articles. It also delivers concise, high-yield summaries of more than 130 of the most important surgical papers of the past few decades. These carefully selected summaries help you better understand the studies that have shaped surgical specialties and continue to inform clinical practice today. Features: • Articles are conveniently arranged by subspecialty fields within general surgery• Each article summary is accompanied by brief commentary explaining the paper’s importance and relevance to current practice • Designed to guide you towards a practice grounded in evidence, and enhance your ability to find and evaluate new information• Essential reading for medical students, surgical trainees, as well as practicing clinicians who want an index of cornerstone literature
The Tarascon General Surgery Pocketbook is a concise, organized, portable reference guide containing appropriately referenced basic science and clinical useful for both clinical preoperative and postoperative management and board review. Chapters are divided by anatomic and physiologic topics, including a section for managing surgical ward problems while on call and step-by-step outlines of the most common general and vascular surgery operations and exposures.Easy-to-use and convenient, the Tarascon General Surgery Pocketbook is the ideal resource for general surgeons and senior surgery residents.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.The most current, comprehensive, and authoritative guide to surgical oncology As cancer care has continued to evolve in the 21st century, so too has the management of specific neoplasms through surgery. Keeping pace with this dynamic subspecialty calls for a state-of-the-art resource that combines oncologic principles with surgical treatment plans. Textbook of General Surgical Oncology is just such a resource.Encyclopedic in scope and featuring the insights of more than 300 thought leaders in their respective surgical and medical oncology disciplines, this indispensable guide illuminates both common and uncommon issues. The book’s 165 chapters span virtually every clinical scenario oncologic surgeons are likely to encounter, resulting in the most complete, rigorous overview of surgical oncology available. Textbook of General Surgical Oncology begins with an in-depth review of the general concepts and principles of genomics, epigenetics, pathology, targeted therapy, regional therapy, and patient safety in surgical oncology. The text then focuses on site-specific neoplasms, such as those of the skin, soft tissue, head/neck, lung, mediastinum, breast, pleura, peritoneum―plus tumors that affect various systems, including the endocrine, gastrointestinal, and hepatobiliary.Features • Each chapter is written by an internationally recognized expert on the topic• Outstanding review for the new Complex General Surgical Oncology certification examination• Helps prepare trainees of various surgical subspecialties for their in-training examinations and surgical board exams• Numerous full-color illustrations highlight relevant anatomy and surgical technique
Essentials of General Surgery, Fourth Edition is extensively revised with an abundance of new tables and illustrations, to provide the most current and up-to-date information on general surgery. The book covers the most need-to-know information about specific diseases and areas of surgery and meets all the guidelines of the Association of Surgical Educators. Additional features include an atlas of images, multiple-choice questions, and case studies.