CDT 2018

Author: American Dental Association
Publisher: American Dental Association
ISBN: 1941807771
Release Date: 2017-09-05
Genre: Medical

Provides updated CDT 2018 codes, as developed by the ADA, the official source for CDT codes and the only HIPAA-recognized code set for dentistry. 2018 edition includes 18 new codes, 16 revised codes, and 3 deleted codes. Features the addition of codes relating to tele-dentistry; new codes for point of service testing for diabetes; new prosthodontics codes with more specific language for the type of prosthesis being placed; changes to anesthesia codes to more accurately describe the services delivered to a patient.

Coding with Confidence for CDT 2018

ISBN: 0692921141
Release Date: 2018

This manual provides expert assistance to practice staff who find it difficult to keep up with the frequent chances, revisions, and deletions in dentistry's CDT codes. Reader-friendly graphics help dental practices prevent common coding errors and understand common reimbursement policies.

Basics of Dental Technology

Author: Tony Johnson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118886229
Release Date: 2015-08-06
Genre: Medical

Now available in a second edition, Basics of Dental Technology is a complete reference for the current techniques and materials used in dental technology. Retains the accessible, task-based approach and step-by-step guidance of the first edition Features updates throughout, as well as a new chapter on digital dental technology and an interactive student website to support self-assessment Explains key competencies, concepts, instruments, and equipment, and also introduces more specialist techniques and procedures, such as denture prosthetics, fixed prosthodontics and orthodontic work Provides essential information for trainee dental technicians and students learning about dental technology, including study tips and strategies for working effectively within a dental team

3 2 1 Code It

Author: Michelle A. Green
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337514026
Release Date: 2017-01-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Green's 3-2-1 CODE IT! 6E is ideal for beginning or experience professionals as this best-selling book offers today’s most comprehensive, easy-to-use medical coding guide with the latest updates on ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS Level II coding sets, conventions, and guidelines. The book’s well-organized, intuitive approach begins with diagnosis coding before offering more in-depth instruction on coding procedures and services. Readers find clear coverage of both ICD-10 code sets as well as separate, thorough chapters on inpatient and outpatient coding. Extensive mid-chapter exercises, end-of-chapter review, coding case studies, and study checklists prepare readers for earning coding credentials, while strategic tips on career advancement help emerging professionals achieve more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Author: Joanna M. Bassert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323496407
Release Date: 2017-03-04
Genre: Medical

Immerse yourself in every aspect of the veterinary technology field with McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 9th Edition, covering small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals. With a new zoonoses theme threaded throughout each chapter, this comprehensive text describes how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, and how it is treated. Case presentations provide you with relevant, real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each patient. Content on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine keeps you current and prepared for success in practice. Thorough coverage of electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter to teach you how to interpret, and how to examine and differentiate, normal from abnormal and dangerous from non-dangerous. Case presentations provide you with real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Large animal care is integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, surgical assistance, emergency care, and euthanasia, in addition to the individual Large Animal Medical Nsing chapter, to prepare you to care for large animals. A chapter dedicated to birds, reptiles, and small mammals keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Comprehensive chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. Vet Tech Threads design emphasizes important study points and ensures you understand the content introduced to you. Step-by-step instructions and photographs show you how to perform dozens of procedures, and make information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. Evolve site with TEACH instructor resources, an image collection, and a test bank accompanies the text, and provides instructors with everything they need to successfully teach each chapter and evaluate students' progress. NEW! Chapter on Veterinary Oncology contains fundamental information on veterinary cancers and current therapies. NEW! Toxicology chapter provides an overview of toxic substances and treatments while helping you understand how to recognize, assess, and manage poison concerns. NEW! The theme of zoonotics is threaded throughout each chapter and emphasized appropriately to increase your understanding of how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, how it is treated, and the necessary safety precautions.

The ADA Practical Guide to Effective Infection Control

Author: American Dental Association
ISBN: 1935201883
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Communicable diseases

Train your staff in sound infection control practices with the ADA Practical Guide to Effective Infection Control. This comprehensive 40-minute long DVD and corresponding workbook offer an in-depth look at many topics, including: -- Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization -- The proper use and care of protective personal equipment (PPE) -- Considerations for patients with contact dermititis and latex allergy -- New updated infection control guidelines for radiographic procedures -- New expanded section on work practice controls for needles and other sharps -- New handwash and handrub instructional illustrations. The DVD features actual clinical procedures and shows staff how to execute infection control techniques correctly, safely and efficiently. It is ideal for both individual and group settings.


Author: Patti DiGangi
ISBN: 0988949172
Release Date: 2016-09-01

Your patient presents with inflamed, hemorrhagic gingiva, light to moderate subgingival calculus, light supragingival calculus on the mandibular lingual anteriors, and generalized pseudo-pocketing. For all of the history of Current Dental Terminology (CDT) coding, there have been no truly accurate codes that can be used for the treatment this patient needs. In 2017, that story will change. This book will give dental professionals everything you need to successfully and profitably manage this new scaling code.

Chairside instructor

Author: University of Sydney. Dental Health Education and Research Foundation
ISBN: UOM:39015013798155
Release Date: 1977
Genre: Dental health education

Cpt 2004

Author: American Medical Association
Publisher: American Medical Association Press
ISBN: 1579474217
Release Date: 2003-10-01
Genre: Medical

- New - Category II supplemental tracking codes and information for performance measurement - All 2004 codes, modifiers and guidelines including deleted codes for 2004 - Color-coded symbol and highlight indicates new and revised text - Summary of additions, deletions and revisions in Appendix B. Deleted codes for 2004 appear with a strikeout to help the user code claims from 2003, and new text appears underlined. This provides a quick reference to 2004 changes without having to refer to previous editions for the original code language. - Place of Service Codes with facility name and description. These codes are used on professional claims to specify the entity where service(s) are rendered. - Color-bleed bars and thumb-notch tabs help you quickly located code sections - Procedural and anatomical illustrations help to visually confirm procedures being coded. - Color-coded keys make identifying section headings, subsections, code changes, and coding alerts easier. - Color-coded symbol directs you to the exact issue of CPT Assistant, the AMA's premier coding newsletter or CPT Changes publications that contain in-depth information you need to code accurately.


Author: Obert Skye
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9780805097535
Release Date: 2012-09-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The latest creature to emerge from Rob's closet is a cross between Chewbacca from Star Wars and Harry Potter. Rob names him "Potterwookiee" ("Hairy" for short) and soon Rob finds himself treading water as he tries to figure out how to care for his mixed-up friend. Great laughs and great books help Rob along the way.

CPT 2017 Standard Edition

Author: American Medical Association
Publisher: American Medical Association Press
ISBN: 1622023986
Release Date: 2016-10-21
Genre: Medical

The CPT 2017 Standard Codebook helps professionals remain compliant with annual Current Procedural Terminology code set changes. This is the AMA's official coding resource for procedural coding, rules and guidelines, which can help readers perform accurate claims submissions.