Author: Terry Tropin
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
This book is based on the Official Coding Guidelines effective October 1, 2017. First, the dense, confusing guidelines are translates them into plain English. Then the guidelines are placed into tables for easy reference and faster, more accurate coding. But the book doesn't stop there! In addition to the Guidelines, other material that is confusing is also explained. Examples are coding for MRSA/MSSA and coding for Sepsis. This is a great book for coding students and coders already working in the field.
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Author: Allen Frances
Publisher: Guilford Press
Grounded in author Allen Frances's extensive clinical experience, this comprehensive yet concise guide helps the busy clinician find the right psychiatric diagnosis and avoid the many pitfalls that lead to errors. Covering every disorder routinely encountered in clinical practice, Frances provides the appropriate ICD-9-CM code for each one (the same code utilized in the DSM), a useful screening question, a colorful descriptive prototype, lucid diagnostic tips, and a discussion of other disorders that must be ruled out. The book closes with an index of the most common presenting symptoms, listing possible diagnoses that must be considered for each. Frances was instrumental in the development of past editions of the DSM and provides helpful cautions on questionable aspects of DSM-5.
Author: Barbara A Gylys, Mary Ellen Wedding
Publisher: F.A. Davis
You’ll begin by learning the parts of word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes. Then, use your understanding of word parts to learn medical terminology. Mnemonic devices and engaging, interactive activities make word-building fun and easy, ensuring you retain the information you need for success.
Author: Faye Brown, Nelly Leon-Chisen
Publisher: Amer Soc of Health System
Authoritative Information from the Publisher of AHA Coding Clinic(r) The ICD-9-CM Coding Handbook is the only guide published in collaboration with the Central Office on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS of the American Hospital Association (the official industry body that prepares AHA Coding Clinic(r) for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS). This new edition contains: Format and conventions and current coding practices for ICD-9-CM Use of supplementary classifications (V and E codes) Up-to-date guidance on the coding of signs and symptoms, diseases, disorders, conditions, anomalies, injuries, complications of care, and more Preview of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Nearly 40 tables and figures, including illustrations of human anatomy An appendix on the reporting of the Present on Admission Indicator Quizzes, Review Questions, and Case Summary Exercises The ICD-9-CM Coding Handbook is designed to train coding students and advance the knowledge of working professionals. Building upon multiple editions of the most widely used textbook in academic settings, this handbook is also an appropriate workplace tool for evaluating the skills of existing staff, prospective coding hires, and temporary agency personnel. In addition to dozens of chapter-based and final review exercises, the handbook contains a built-in workbook of case summary exercises designed for students who have learned the basic coding principles and need additional practice applying the principles to actual cases. The case summary exercises (appendix B) are based on health records of inpatients and out-patients who often have multiple conditions that may or may not relate to the current episode of care. Some exercises include several episodes of care for a patient in various settings. This With Answers version contains the answers to the in-chapter, final review, and case summary exercises. Supplemental training aids are available online to instructors of recognized health information management programs. Those aids include PowerPoint slides (covering the key points of each chapter) and additional exercises for quizzes, tests, extra-credit work, and employee evaluations. Please visit AHACentralOffice.com and register under "Educator Resources" to receive these training materi
Author: Jennifer Hornung Garvin
Combining in-depth study materials covering CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS Level II with comprehensive testing practice, Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Exam Preparation provides the added knowledge and test-taking skills to face the CCS certification exam with confidence. The practice exams, supplemental practice questions, case studies, and online assessments will help prepare you for the exam experience, providing opportunities to test your knowledge and skills.
Author: Karen A. Wager, Frances W. Lee, John P. Glaser
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
BESTSELLING GUIDE, UPDATED WITH A NEW INFORMATION FOR TODAY'S HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT Health Care Information Systems is the newest version of the acclaimed text that offers the fundamental knowledge and tools needed to manage information and information resources effectively within a wide variety of health care organizations. It reviews the major environmental forces that shape the national health information landscape and offers guidance on the implementation, evaluation, and management of health care information systems. It also reviews relevant laws, regulations, and standards and explores the most pressing issues pertinent to senior level managers. It covers: Proven strategies for successfully acquiring and implementing health information systems. Efficient methods for assessing the value of a system. Changes in payment reform initiatives. New information on the role of information systems in managing in population health. A wealth of updated case studies of organizations experiencing management-related system challenges.
Author: Michael S Ritsner
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
A few disorders have some of the same symptoms as schizophrenia including schizoaffective disorders, schizophreniform disorder, schizotypal and schizoid personality disorders, delusional disorder, and autism (schizophrenia spectrum disorders). Since the 2000 there has been significant progress in our understanding of the early presentations, assessment, suspected neuropathology, and treatment of these disorders. Recent technological breakthroughs in basic sciences hold promise for advancing our understanding of the pathophysiology of schizophrenia spectrum disorders. This collective monograph reviewers recent researches regarding the origins, onset, course, and outcome of schizophrenia spectrum disorders. In particular, this book will be illustrate new developments in terms of conceptual models, and research methodology, genetics and genomics, brain imaging and neurochemical studies, neurophysiology and information processing in schizophrenia spectrum disorders patients. Also will be highlighted new developments in our understanding of the childhood psychosis, prodromal and first-episode states, in treatment and rehabilitation. Thus, the purpose of this book is to provide up-to-date overview of the rapid advances made in the clinical and basic science studies supporting our understanding of the relationship between cerebral processes and clinical, cognitive and other presentations of the schizophrenia spectrum disorders. In addition, this book aims to monitor important research developments, which may be relevant to treatment, and rehabilitation of patients.
Author: Brian S. Everitt, Sophia Rabe-Hesketh
Publisher: CRC Press
With each new release of Stata, a comprehensive resource is needed to highlight the improvements as well as discuss the fundamentals of the software. Fulfilling this need, A Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using Stata, Fourth Edition has been fully updated to provide an introduction to Stata version 9. This edition covers many new features of Stata, including a new command for mixed models and a new matrix language. Each chapter describes the analysis appropriate for a particular application, focusing on the medical, social, and behavioral fields. The authors begin each chapter with descriptions of the data and the statistical techniques to be used. The methods covered include descriptives, simple tests, variance analysis, multiple linear regression, logistic regression, generalized linear models, survival analysis, random effects models, and cluster analysis. The core of the book centers on how to use Stata to perform analyses and how to interpret the results. The chapters conclude with several exercises based on data sets from different disciplines. A concise guide to the latest version of Stata, A Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using Stata, Fourth Edition illustrates the benefits of using Stata to perform various statistical analyses for both data analysis courses and self-study.
Author: D. Briggs, C. Corvalan, G. Zielhuis
Decision-Making in Environmental Health examines the need for information in support of decision-making in environmental health. It discusses indicators of environmental health, methods of data collection and the assessment of exposure to and the health impact of different environmental risk factors.
Author: Michelle A. Green, Mary Jo Bowie
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, Second Edition, is a comprehensive book that presents your first semester students with both theoretical and practical applications of health information management. The authors' dynamic and unique approach to this topic targets those students who respond best to hands-on and visual learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Phil R. Manning, Lois DeBakey
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Since 1987 this book has helped and inspired physicians at all stages of their careers to get the most out of their professional and personal lives. Phil R. Manning and Lois DeBakey are pre-eminent medical educators, who seek, in their own work and through this book, to redirect the focus of continuing medical education from the classroom to more creative methods. Their approach is based on the physician's specific clinical practice, thus making continuing medical education more likely to improve patient care. Manning and DeBakey have completely revised and updated this second edition to reflect significant changes in how master physicians use information technology to keep abreast of exploding new medical information. This edition also addresses how professionals are coping with changes in the practice of medicine effected by managed care. All -new Reflections and Personal Essays from some of the most important names in medicine provide perspicacity, wisdom, and above all practical insight into the many facets of medical practice. Through the eyes of these celebrated figures, readers will find ways of making their work both more effective and more enjoyable. This one-of-a-kind book will fascinate physicians, residents, and medical students seeking to preserve and enhance their passion for medicine.