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NPI’s selection of medical books serve as an excellent reference to utilize in medical practice, for sharpening skills or offering new procedures in your primary care practice. All National Procedures Institute’s books are written by well-respected medical physicians and make excellent reference books for your office and use with your patients. Many of our books come with DVDs, offer PDF or online access for your convenience. If you’re interested in enrolling in an accredited CME program, NPI offers multiple courses with hands-on procedural training through private programs and nationwide conferences.

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A Practical Guide to Botulinum Toxin Procedures
A Practical Guide to Botulinum Toxin Procedures
Our Price: $102.99

Practical Guide to Botulinum Toxin Procedures is one of four books in the new Cosmetic Procedures series. This series offers guidance to primary care practitioners who wish to expand their practice to minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. Whether the physician is just getting started or well versed in aesthetic medicine, this series can be used as a routine quick reference for current aesthetic procedures that can be readily incorporated into office practice. The series will put these cosmetic treatments into the hands of the physician the patient knows and trusts the most, and will bring primary care practitioners increased autonomy, improved patient satisfaction, and added reimbursement.

This book provides thoroughly illustrated step-by-step instructions on botulinum toxin injection procedures and advice on managing common issues seen in follow-up visits. Each chapter focuses on a single procedure and reviews all relevant anatomy, including target muscles and their functions and muscles to be avoided. Injection points and the injection Safety Zones are highlighted to help practitioners perform the procedures more effectively and minimize complication risks.

Initial chapters cover treatment in the upper third of the face for frown lines, horizontal forehead lines, and crow's feet—procedures suited for practitioners who are getting started with cosmetic botulinum toxin treatments. Subsequent chapters cover more advanced face and neck procedures and treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis.
Published: October 14, 2011
Authors:
  • Rebecca Small MD, FAAFP
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Director, Medical Aesthetics Training, Natividad Medical Center, Family Medicine Residency Program—UCS
  • Dalano Hoang DC
  • Clinic Director, Monterey Bay Laser Aesthetics, Capitola, CA
A Practical Guide to Botulinum Toxin Procedures
A Practical Guide to Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion & Topical Products
Our Price: $102.99

This third volume in the Cosmetic Procedures series details a broad array of minimally invasive cosmetic skin procedures. Regardless of your experience level with aesthetic medicine, this reference delivers useful facts and procedural guidance readers can apply directly to daily practice. Content features step-by-step instructions for chemical peels and other in-office exfoliation treatments and daily home skin care regimens to treat sun-damaged and prematurely aged skin, acne, rosacea, and hyperpigmentation.

Detailed coverage encompasses the basics of aesthetic medicine, including relevant anatomy, target regions, and areas to be avoided to help improve outcomes and minimize complication risks. Each chapter focuses on a skin care procedure or topical product regimen. Full-color design and illustrations boost understanding of each procedure and aid in retention of essential information. Step-by-step instructions guide readers through each procedure to rapidly acquire procedural skill. Convenient companion website includes videos that provide a surgeon’s-eye-view of the procedures.

Published: December 17, 2012
Author: Rebecca Small MD, FAAFP
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Director, Medical Aesthetics Training, Natividad Medical Center, Family Medicine Residency Program—UCS
A Practical Guide to Dermal Filler Procedures
A Practical Guide to Dermal Filler Procedures
Our Price: $102.99

A Practical Guide to Dermal Filler Procedures is the second book in the new Cosmetic Procedures series especially designed for providers who would like to expand their practice to include minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. Residents or practitioners new to aesthetics and experienced providers alike can benefit from this series which focuses on current aesthetic treatments that can be readily incorporated into office practice. For the "hands on" providers, these commonly performed cosmetic procedures can make the practice of medicine more rewarding, improve patient satisfaction and increase reimbursement.

This book provides thoroughly illustrated step-by-step instructions on dermal filler treatments and advice on managing common issues seen in follow up visits. Each chapter focuses on a single dermal filler procedure and reviews all relevant anatomy including target regions and areas to avoid. Injection sites are highlighted to help practitioners perform the procedures more effectively and minimize complication risks. The series foreword has be written by world renowned author, John. L. Pfenninger.
Published: December 9, 2011
Authors:
  • Rebecca Small MD, FAAFP
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Director, Medical Aesthetics Training, Natividad Medical Center, Family Medicine Residency Program—UCS
  • Dalano Hoang DC
  • Clinic Director, Monterey Bay Laser Aesthetics, Capitola, CA
A Practical Guide to Joint & Soft Tissue Injection & Aspiration, 2nd edition
A Practical Guide to Joint & Soft Tissue Injection & Aspiration, 2nd edition
Our Price: $108.99

Expanded and updated for its Second Edition, this practical illustrated guide explains the rationale and step-by-step procedures for joint and soft tissue injections and aspirations. The book will enable primary care physicians to master these effective techniques for treating a variety of common skin and musculoskeletal conditions. Full-color illustrations help practitioners identify anatomic landmarks and demonstrate how to perform each technique. This edition covers many alternative techniques and several new procedures, including ultrasound-guided injections, eyelid injections for cysts, nerve blocks for headaches, procedures for the hip, scapula joint injections, and temporomandibular joint procedures.
Published: Nov 5, 2009
Author: James W McNabb MD
Private Practice—Family Medicine, Full Circle Family Medicine of Piedmont HealthCare, Mooresville, NC
Clinical Sonography A Practical Guide
Clinical Sonography A Practical Guide
Our Price: $99.99

Considered by many to be the most relied-upon, practical text of its kind, Clinical Sonography: A Practical Guide is appreciated for its clear, concise writing, consistent format, and problem-based organization. This text cuts through complicated material to deliver the clearest and most comprehensive guide to sonography, leading students from the basics of imaging and positioning to more advanced clinical tips on instrumentation and report making.
The Fourth Edition includes over 800 new black-and-white images and 48 full-color images. New chapters cover ankle problems, malpractice, laboratory accreditation, and ergonomics. Chapters on artifacts, interventional techniques, and shoulder sonography have been extensively revised.
Published: Oct 3, 2006
Authors:
Roger C Sanders
Tom C Winter MD
Professor of Radiology, Director of Ultrasound, University of Wisconsin Medical Center, Madison, WI
Comprehensive Hospital Medicine
Comprehensive Hospital Medicine
Our Price: $142.00

In the exciting and growing field of hospital medicine, you're as concerned with the efficient management of your unit as you are the effective care of your patients. This multimedia Expert Consult title is your ideal new clinical reference on both counts: in print and online! Nationally recognized experts equip you with practical, actionable guidance on all of the challenges you face everyday making it easier for you to provide optimal care for every patient.
Published Sept. 2007.
By Drs. Mark Williams, Scott Flanders, Winthrop Whitcomb, Steven Cohn, Frank Michota, Russell Holman, Richard Gross, Geno Merli FACP.
Dermatologic and Cosmetic Procedures in Office Practice
Dermatologic and Cosmetic Procedures in Office Practice
Our Price: $165.00

Dermatologic and Cosmetic Procedures in Office Practice, by Drs. Richard Usatine, John Pfenninger, Daniel Stulberg, and Rebecca Small, provides you with the clear, step-by-step guidance you need to provide these options to your patients. Full-color photographs and drawings in combination with high-definition narrated videos clearly demonstrate key procedures, including skin biopsies, cryosurgery, electrosurgery, botulinum toxin injections, and more. Access to the full text, and a downloadable image bank online at www.expertconsult.com make this an ideal reference for performing key dermatologic and cosmetic procedures in your practice.
Emergency Medicine Secrets
Emergency Medicine Secrets
Our Price: $51.95

Emergency Medicine Secrets gives you the emergency medicine answers you need to succeed on your rotations and boards. Featuring new chapters and revised content to bring you completely up to date, this dependable review and reference retains its engaging question-and-answer format, ideally suited for board preparation, re-certification exams, or quick clinical reference.
Field Guide to Urgent and Ambulatory Care Procedures
Field Guide to Urgent and Ambulatory Care Procedures
Our Price: $39.99

This handy pocket guide features a "how to" approach to common problems that require immediate attention in an ambulatory care setting. The book emphasizes the ability to handle urgent and emergent care situations quickly and efficiently with a focus on low-tech procedures and skills. Descriptions are concise and provide basic procedures with the necessary skills. More than 200 illustrations supplement the text. Plus, a "Practical Tips" section for easy learning.
Author: David M James MD
Medical Director, Deaconess Family Medicine Center, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
Multimedia Primary Care Procedures: DVD/Online/Pocket Procedures Manual
Multimedia Primary Care Procedures: DVD/Online/Pocket Procedures Manual
Our Price: $142.00

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.
Published Sept. 2005.
Authors:  Drs. Michael Tuggy, Jorge Garcia, and Gary Newkirk.
Some MAC Operating systems may have problems playing the DVD.
Patient Education and Procedure Forms for Office Procedures
Patient Education and Procedure Forms for Office Procedures
Our Price: $99.95

This book aids in informed consent of each patient.  The 50+ procedures covered in this book are explained in layman's terms that patients can understand, and has numerous patient education handouts, consent forms, protocols, patient encounter sheets, and other forms that are beneficial for everyday clinical use.
Published: 2009
Author: John L. Pfenninger
Pfenninger & Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care 3rd Edition Textbook
Pfenninger & Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care 3rd Edition Textbook
Our Price: $179.00

Pfenninger and Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care, 3rd Edition, is a comprehensive ''how-to'' resource offering systematic strategies for nearly every medical procedure that can be performed in an office, hospital, or emergency care facility by primary care clinicians. Designed for everyday practice, the outline format allows speedy reference while the detailed text and clear illustrations guide you through each procedure. The new edition of this best-selling book features an additional 30+ chapters, full-color illustrations and easy online access to the complete contents, illustrations, patient procedure and education forms, CPT and ICD coding information and more!
Published: September 2010
Edited by: John Pfenninger, MD, FAAFP, Founder, The National Procedures Institute, Austin, TX; Clinical Professor, Department of Family Practice, Michigan State College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI
Grant Fowler, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Practice & Community Medicine, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center Medical School, Houston, TX
Pfenninger & Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care 3rd Edition Textbook + Multimedia Primary Care Procedures: DVD/Online/Pocket Procedures Manual
Pfenninger & Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care 3rd Edition Textbook + Multimedia Primary Care Procedures: DVD/Online/Pocket Procedures Manual
Our Price: $249.00

This package (Over $60 in Savings) includes 2 very comprehensive procedures books:

Pfenninger and Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care, 3rd Edition, is a comprehensive ''how-to'' resource offering systematic strategies for nearly every medical procedure that can be performed in an office, hospital, or emergency care facility by primary care clinicians. Designed for everyday practice, the outline format allows speedy reference while the detailed text and clear illustrations guide you through each procedure.  The new edition of this best-selling book features an additional 30+ chapters, full-color illustrations and easy online access to the complete contents, illustrations, patient procedure and education forms, CPT and ICD coding information and more!  Published: September 2010  Edited by: John Pfenninger, MD, FAAFP, Founder, The National Procedures Institute, Austin, TX; Clinical Professor, Department of Family Practice, Michigan State College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI
Grant Fowler, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Practice & Community Medicine, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center Medical School, Houston, TX

Multimedia Primary Care Procedures: DVD/Online/Pocket Procedures Manual
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. Published Sept. 2005. By Drs. Michael Tuggy, Jorge Garcia, and Gary Newkirk. Some MAC Operating systems may have problems playing the DVD.
Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology - Botox
Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology - Botox
Our Price: $159.00

3rd Edition Released November 6, 2012:
This title in the Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series presents up-to-the-minute, practical guidance on botulinum toxin injection techniques shaping today's practice. Succinctly written and lavishly illustrated, it focuses on procedural how-to's and offers step-by-step advice on proper techniques, pitfalls, and tricks of the trade so you can refine and hone your skills...and expand your surgical repertoire. You'll find current, to-the-point guidance on the cosmetic use of the toxin edited by pioneers in the field, Drs. Jean and Alastair Carruthers. Implement the newest procedures into your practice immediately and confidently with the outstanding guidance you'll find in this volume.

Published Oct. 2007. By Alastair Carruthers and Dr. Jean Carruthers.