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TitleOffice Urology [electronic resource] : The Clinician's Guide / edited by Elroy D. Kursh, James C. Ulchaker
ImprintTotowa, NJ : Humana Press : Imprint: Humana Press, 2001
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-59259-010-0
Descript XIV, 530 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Widespread changes in health care delivery and financing have led to a major increase in the level of office-based care provided by urologists. Office Urology: The Clinician's Guide was created to provide a fresh, practical, and concise survey of the key medical and management issues every practicing urologist faces in the office on a daily basis. Here the busy urologist will find easy-to-use clinical articles-written by physicians with demonstrated clinical expertise-that summarize the diagnostic procedures and treatments now widely provided in the office, including intravesical therapy for bladder cancer, minimally invasive treatment of benign prostatic obstruction, transrectal ultrasound and prostate biopsy, and office urodynamics. In addition, there are helpful discussions on marketing the practice, billing and coding techniques, advanced information systems, and important legal issues, as well as expert advice on such neglected topics as genital pain, managing geriatric incontinence, practical dermatology, and counseling patients on the optimal management of their problems. Authoritative and practical, Office Urology: The Clinician's Guide offers every active urologist a gold-standard handbook of today's most appropriate treatments and successful office management techniques


CONTENT

1 Principles of Managing the Urologic Office -- 2 Marketing Your Urologic Practice Ethically, Effectively, and Economically -- 3 Proper Billing and Coding -- 4 Advanced Information Systems in the Modern Physician's Office -- 5 Important Legal Issues in the Current Health-Care Environment -- 6 Urologic History, Physical Examination, and Urinalysis -- 7 Endoscopy and Instrumentation in the Office -- 8 Evaluation and Management of Recurrent Urinary-Tract Infections -- 9 Prostatitis -- 10 Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- 11 The Diagnosis and Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis -- 12 Evaluation of the Renal Mass -- 13 Selecting the Optimal Treatment for Localized Renal Tumors and Long-Term Follow-Up -- 14 Evaluation and Management of Low-Grade, Low-Stage Bladder Cancer -- 15 Intravesical Therapy for Superficial Bladder Cancer: A Practical Guide -- 16 Selecting and Counseling Patients for Cystectomy or Cystoprostatectomy -- 17 Evaluation of Lower Urinary-Tract Symptoms -- 18 Medical Management of Benign Prostatic Obstruction -- 19 The Advent of Minimally Invasive Treatments for Benign Prostatic Obstruction -- 20 Evaluation of Prostate Cancer -- 21 Transrectal Ultrasound and Prostate Biopsy in the Office -- 22 Selecting and Counseling Patients on Appropriate Treatment of Prostate Cancer -- 23 Prostate Cancer: Endocrine Therapy -- 24 Practical Dermatology for the Urologist -- 25 Erectile Dysfunction -- 26 Evaluation and Management of the Scrotal Mass and Acute Scrotum -- 27 Genital Pain -- 28 A Practical Approach to Male Infertility -- 29 Elective Sterilization -- 30 Office Urodynamics -- 31 Assessment of the Incontinent Woman -- 32 Selection, Treatment, and Counseling for Women with Urinary Incontinence -- 33 Managing Incontinence in the Geriatric Patient -- 34 Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis of Hematuria -- 35 Evaluation and Management of Recurrent Stone Disease -- 36 Common Pediatric Problems


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