Atlas of Primary Care Procedures, 1st Edition


General Procedures

Chapter 1.Incisionand Drainage of Abscesses

Chapter 2.Lumbar Puncture

Chapter 3.Thoracentesis

Chapter 4.Chest Tube Insertion

Chapter 5.Abdominal Paracentesis

Chapter 6.Ring Removal

Chapter 7.Fishhook Removal

Chapter 8.Tick Removal


Chapter 9.Local Anesthesia Administration

Chapter 10.Punch Biopsy of the Skin

Chapter 11.Shave Biopsy

Chapter 12.Fusiform Excision

Chapter 13.Skin Tag Removal

Chapter 14.Simple, Interrupted Skin Suture Placement

Chapter 15.Running Cutaneous and Intracutaneous Sutures

Chapter 16.Vertical Mattress Suture Placement

Chapter 17.Horizontal Mattress Suture Placement

Chapter 18.Minimal Excision Technique for Removing Epidermal Cysts

Chapter 19.Skin Cryosurgery

Chapter 20.Dermal Radiosurgical Feathering and Ablation

Chapter 21.Scalp Repair Techniques

Chapter 22.Tangential Laceration Repair

Chapter 23.Field Block Anesthesia

Chapter 24.Lipoma Removal

Chapter 25.Basic Z-Plasty

Chapter 26.Advancement Flap Placement

Chapter 27.O-To-Z Plasty

Chapter 28.Sclerotherapy

Nail Procedures

Chapter 29.Digital Nerve Block

Chapter 30.Ingrown Nail Surgery

Chapter 31.Subungual Hematoma Drainage

Chapter 32.Nail Bed Biopsy

Chapter 33.Paronychia Surgery

Chapter 34.Digital Mucous Cyst Removal

Gynecology and Urology

Chapter 35.Endometrial Biopsy

Chapter 36.Cervical Polyp Removal

Chapter 37.Colposcopy and Directed Cervical Biopsy

Chapter 38.Cryotherapy for the Uterine Cervix

Chapter 39.Loop Electrosurgical Excisional Procedure

Chapter 40.Treatment of Bartholin's Gland Cysts and Abscesses

Chapter 41.Treatment of Noncervical Human Papillomavirus Genital Infections

Chapter 42.Fine-Needle Aspiration of the Breast

Chapter 43.Fitting Contraceptive Diaphragms

Chapter 44.Intrauterine Device Insertion and Removal

Chapter 45.Gomco Clamp Circumcision

Chapter 46.No-Scalpel Vasectomy


Chapter 47.Anoscopy with Biopsy

Chapter 48.Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Chapter 49.Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

Chapter 50.Colonoscopy

Chapter 51.Excision of Thrombosed External Hemorrhoids

Chapter 52.Treatment of Internal Hemorrhoids

Ear, Nose, and Throat Procedures

Chapter 53.Conjunctival and Corneal Foreign Body Removal

Chapter 54.Chalazia Removal

Chapter 55.Treatment for Anterior Epistaxis

Chapter 56.Flexible Nasolaryngoscopy

Chapter 57.Cerumen Impaction Removal

Chapter 58.Foreign Body Removal from the Auditory Canal and Nasal Cavity

Musculoskeletal Procedures

Chapter 59.Greater Trochanteric Bursa Injection

Chapter 60.Shoulder Injection

Chapter 61.Knee Joint Aspiration and Injection

Chapter 62.Reduction of Radial Head Subluxation (Nursemaid's Elbow)

Chapter 63.Plantar Fascia Injection

Chapter 64.Trigger Point Injection

Chapter 65.Trigger Finger Injection

Chapter 66.De Quervain's Tenosynovitis Injection

Chapter 67.The Short Arm Cast

Chapter 68.The Short Leg Cast

Chapter 69.Extensor Tendon Repair

Chapter 70.Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Injection

Chapter 71.Aspiration and Injection of Olecranon Bursitis

Chapter 72.Aspiration and Injection of Wrist Ganglia


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