AGA Book Publications

AGA has published seven books for gastroenterology and hepatology professionals and patients.

AGA Books

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AGA Institute/PAHCS Gastroenterology Coding Manual, 3rd ed.” is the latest installment in the popular coding manual series. Presenting the essential elements of gastroenterology coding in a two-part, easy-to-use format designed for both the experienced coder and the novice, new features include:

  • Updated information on Category II code/PQRS reporting
  • New and revised CPT codes
  • Several new coding exercises to aid in enhancing coding knowledge.
Also available as a PDF.

 

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IBD Self-Management: The AGA Guide to Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis” by Sunanda Kane, MD, MSPH, AGAF, explains how Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis can be successfully controlled. Dr. Kane, an IBD expert, empowers and motivates patients with the latest research on medications, surgeries, diets, preventing flares and cancer, and fertility. Dr. Kane is a Professor at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

 

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The No-Diet Obesity Solution for Kids” by Miriam Vos, MD, MSPH, is a practical approach to childhood obesity that works, without diets or treadmills. Parents weary of food power struggles will love this guide to meals as guilt-free family experiences. Try the 60+ kid-friendly recipes. Dr. Vos sees patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Emory University Children’s Center.

“The No-Diet Obesity Solution for Kids” won the 2010 Benjamin Franklin silver medal for best first book awarded by the Independent Book Publishers Association.

 

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Real Life with Celiac Disease: Troubleshooting and Thriving Gluten Free” by Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN, and Daniel A. Leffler, MD, of the Celiac Center of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, will change life for anyone with a gluten-related disorder. This book explains undiagnosed celiac disease and gluten intolerance, how to go gluten free and find the cause of often persistent symptoms, the essential tests for diagnosis, and the health risks of “cheating.” More than 50 invited international contributors address virtually all aspects of celiac disease and gluten intolerance.

 

cover Master Your IBS: An 8-Week Program to Control the Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome” by Pamela Barney, MN, ARNP, and colleagues at the University of Washington’s Nursing Management of IBS: Improving Outcomes study, will provide readers strategies on how to reduce the severity and frequency of IBS symptoms, without special diets, drugs or equipment.

 

cover EMR Field Guide for Gastroenterology” is a step-by-step guide to selecting and implementing electronic medical records in the GI practice. Based on the work of the AGA Institute EMR Technical Expert Panel, it is the only resource that addresses the clinical and functional EMR elements needed specifically by GIs. Learn how to choose between systems and budget successfully.

 

cover Policies & Procedures for the GI Practice” by AGA is a handy resource that will guide in you developing and maintaining efficient and compliant written policies and procedures specifically for your private or community practice. The book includes a CD with customizable templates.