Outpatient procedures are a growing component of primary care practice. Now, there's a multimedia resource to help you perfect your skills and boost your comfort level in performing these procedures! Videos on DVD and online show you exactly what to do, step by step; and a companion pocket manual provides these how-tos in a portable format. You'll also have convenient access to ICD-9/CPT codes, patient instruction sheets, and more! Plus, this critically acclaimed learning tool just gets better month after month, as the authors add more and more procedure videos online. It all adds up to a highly user-friendly and effective way to make sure you are performing every outpatient procedure as safely and successfully as possible. Presents 65 video clips on DVDviewable either on your DVD player or computerwhich demonstrate how to perform everything from local and topical anesthesia, through various biopsy techniques sutures and dressings use of tissue adhesives ... placing an Unna boot needle aspiration skin tag and lipoma removal nasopharyngoscopy ganglion injection/aspiration arthrocentesis and joint injection flexible sigmoidoscopy and other GI procedures nasogastric intubation pap smear colposcopy thoracentesis and abdominal paracentesis vaginal delivery and cesarean section bladder catheterization and more. Offers an ever-expanding number of additional videos onlinedepicting techniques such as catheter placement, FNA of the thyroid, and spider vein ablationto continually augment your skills. Superimposes sub-surface anatomy illustrations over external anatomy within the videos, where helpful, to aid you in performing the procedures with precision. Allows you to select the text you would like to view while watching the videos. Provides downloadable patient instruction sheets in English and Spanish to promote patients' self care, plus ICD-9/CPT codes to facilitate reimbursement. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.Michael Tuggy MD is the author of 'Multimedia Primary Care Procedures: DVD, Online, and Pocket Procedures Manual', published 2005 under ISBN 9781416000914 and ISBN 1416000917.