CPT Coding Essentials for Cardiology Cardiothoracic Surg 2018

Author: American Medical Association
Publisher: American Medical Association Press
ISBN: 162202706X
Release Date: 2017-12-15
Genre: Medical

This all-in-one resource focuses on the most important CPT and HCPCS codes for cardiology and vascular surgery, plus medicine and ancillary services codes chosen by experts who have taken into consideration utilization, denial risk and complexity.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Review

Author: Kenneth L. Franco
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451154153
Release Date: 2012-01-05
Genre: Medical

Cardiothoracic Surgery Review covers all of the core knowledge necessary to pass the cardiothoracic boards or the cardiothoracic recertification exam. Each topic presents core information in two-to-four pages and concludes with a brief list of the most important references. The topics cover all areas in cardiothoracic surgery, including cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery, and thoracic surgery. Included with the book is a companion website featuring the fully searchable text and over 60 procedural videos. This topic-based review is ideal for anyone needing to rapidly reference an up-to-date knowledge base in cardiothoracic surgery, including cardiothoracic fellows, practitioners studying for recertification, and surgical nurses.

Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing

Author: Sonya R. Hardin
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284068320
Release Date: 2015-05-01
Genre: Medical

Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition is designed for certified nurses who work in cardiovascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, or postanesthesia care units caring for patients in the first 48 hours postoperatively. An ideal foundation for nurses beginning to care for cardiac surgery patients, it also provides advanced knowledge for nurses who have mastered the basic skills necessary to care for this patient population.Completely updated and revised, it addresses significant changes in cardiac surgery, the nursing responsibilities needed to meet the needs of acutely ill patients, and strategies to optimize patient outcomes in this dynamic field. New to this edition is additional information on pulmonary, renal, and diabetic issues related to cardiac surgery, a new chapter on minimally invasive surgery utilizing robotics, updated case studies, current references, and enhanced evidence-based practice guidelines.An ideal resource for those preparing for the AACN's Cardiac Surgery Certification, it features critical thinking questions, multiple choice self-assessment questions, web resources, clinical inquiry boxes, and case studies. Included with each new print book is an Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool offering the book's questions and robust reporting.

Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery

Author: Robert M. Bojar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444348248
Release Date: 2011-08-02
Genre: Medical

The fifth edition of Bojar's Manual of Perioperative Care inAdult Cardiac Surgery remains the gold standard for managementof adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery. The easily referenced outline format allows health practitionersof all levels to understand and apply basic concepts to patientcare--perfect for cardiothoracic and general surgery residents,physician assistants, nurse practitioners, cardiologists, medicalstudents, and critical care nurses involved in the care of bothroutine and complex cardiac surgery patients. This comprehensive guide features: Detailed presentation addressing all aspects of perioperativecare for adult cardiac surgery patients Outline format allowing quick access to information Chronological approach to patient care starting with diagnostictests then covering preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperativecare issues Additional chapters discuss bleeding, the respiratory, cardiac,and renal subsystems as well as aspects of care specific torecovery on the postoperative floor Updated references, information on new drug indications and newevidence to support various treatment/management options. Practical and accessible, this new edition of Manual ofPerioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery is the essentialreference guide to cardiac surgical patient care.

Key Questions in Cardiac Surgery

Author: Narain Moorjani,
Publisher: tfm Publishing Limited
ISBN: 9781908986535
Release Date: 2011-03-01
Genre: Medical

Winner of a HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD in the Surgical specialties category of the 2011 BMA Medical Book Competition. Key Questions in Cardiac Surgery will systematically cover all the main topics involved in the current practice of a cardiac surgeon. It will incorporate current guidelines for practice (such as from the American Heart Association and European Society of Cardiology) and up-to-date information based on current literature. The data and body of knowledge presented in this book are strictly evidence-based which makes it ideal as a revision aid for residents/registrars undertaking their Cardiothoracic Surgery Board examinations around the world. Although these examinations vary in format in different countries, this book is applicable to all cardiothoracic surgical trainees. Its concise, yet complete coverage of the important topics, make it the ideal guide to answer the key questions in cardiac surgery that are asked within the confines of an examination. Cardiologists, cardiothoracic intensive care unit specialists, nursing staff, physiotherapists and other professions allied to medicine, both surgical and cardiological, will also find the book useful in terms of the indications and surgical management of these patients, as they are integral to the cardiac surgical process.

Cardiac Surgery

Author: Narain Moorjani
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781444137576
Release Date: 2013-12-17
Genre: Medical

Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 The development of new techniques as well as the refinement of established procedures has led to great progress in cardiac surgery. Providing an ideal synopsis of the growth in this area, Cardiac Surgery: Recent Advances and Techniques systematically reviews all the new developments in cardiac surgery, from transcatheter aortic valve implantation to minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. Recognised leaders and innovators throughout the world describe each technique and include up-to-date information regarding current trials relating to each new procedure. Each chapter contains images and drawings to illustrate the techniques and the book provides ample references to facilitate further study. This volume is designed for anyone involved in the practice of cardiac surgery, from residents at all stages of their training programme to established cardiac surgeons. Cardiologists and cardiothoracic intensive care unit specialists will also find this book useful to better understand the management of patients undergoing these procedures. All cardiac surgeons are required to keep up to date with current practice for recertification purposes. Cardiac Surgery: Recent Advances and Techniques is an essential reference for this purpose.

Principles of CPT Coding

Author: American Medical Association
ISBN: 1622025512
Release Date: 2016-12-01
Genre: Medical

Principles of CPT Coding, ninth edition, is a best-selling resource that provides education on CPT billing and guidelines. It offers valuable training on how to code correctly with CPT.

Essential Anesthesia

Author: T. Y. Euliano
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139495929
Release Date: 2011-06-02
Genre: Medical

Essential Anesthesia is a concise, accessible introduction to anesthetic practice. Now in its second edition, it provides a thorough overview of the science and practice of anesthesia. Part I describes the evaluation of the patient, the different approaches to anesthesia, and the post-operative care of the patient in pain. Part II introduces the essentials of physiology and pharmacology and their role in understanding the principles of anesthesia. The final part presents a step-by-step description of 14 clinical cases. These clinical vignettes give a very real introduction to the practicalities of anesthesia and will give the non-anesthetist physician an idea of how to prepare a patient for a surgical procedure. All chapters have been expanded and updated and an entirely new chapter on safety in healthcare has been added. This is the perfect introductory text for medical students, junior doctors and all operating theatre and critical care staff.

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Author: Joanna Chikwe
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199642830
Release Date: 2013-01-31
Genre: Medical

Cardiothoracic Surgery covers all areas of adult and paediatric, cardiac and thoracic surgery and intensive care. This new edition provides rapid on-the-spot access to practical management advice, and succinct overviews of common and less common operative procedures. Divided into topics presented across a double page spread to enable easy reference, each chapter includes advice based on current evidence and guidelines, with references where appropriate, and features purpose-drawn illustrations showing practical procedures.

CPT 2017 Professional Edition

Author: American Medical Association
Publisher: American Medical Association Press
ISBN: 1622024001
Release Date: 2016-09
Genre: Medical

CPT 2017 Professional Edition is the definitive AMA authored resource to help health care professionals correctly report and bill medical procedures and services. The AMA publishes the only CPT codebook with the official CPT guidelines.

Landmarks In Cardiac Surgery

Author: Cecil Bosher
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1899066543
Release Date: 1998-02-01
Genre: Medical

This text, published in the profession's centenary year, traces the history of cardiac surgery from ancient times to the present, detailing clinical developments with facsimilies of the original articles, consent forms from the first heart transplant, newspaper articles, and correspondence. The text follows a set pattern, describing the historical background to each new procedure, facsimilies of the original articles, bibliography of the main clinicians, and a commentary putting each development into its historical context.

CPT Coding Essentials for Ophthalmology 2018

Author: American Medical Association
Publisher: American Medical Association Press
ISBN: 1622027094
Release Date: 2017-12
Genre: Medical

This all-in-one resource focuses on the most important CPT and HCPCS codes for ophthalmologic surgeries, plus medicine and ancillary services codes chosen by experts who have taken into consideration utilization, denial risk and complexity.