DHO: Health Science / Edition 8

DHO: Health Science / Edition 8

by Louise M Simmers
     
 


The highly respected DIVERSIFIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is now HEALTH SCIENCE! The new 8th edition continues to be the all in one resource for introductory coursework in the health science curriculum. Organized in two parts, the first section of the book presents foundational information required to enter a broad range of health professions, such as infection control,… See more details below

Overview


The highly respected DIVERSIFIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is now HEALTH SCIENCE! The new 8th edition continues to be the all in one resource for introductory coursework in the health science curriculum. Organized in two parts, the first section of the book presents foundational information required to enter a broad range of health professions, such as infection control, first aid, and professionalism. The second provides fundamental entry-level skills by specific careers, including medical assisting, dental assisting, and more. Carefully revised with new photos throughout, this eighth edition includes a new chapter on Medical Math, information on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, new nutritional guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, updates that correlate with the National Healthcare Foundation Standards, and much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133693611
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/23/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1040
Sales rank:
98,878
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents


Table of Contents: Part I: BASIC HEALTH CARE CONCEPTS AND SKILLS 1. 1. History and Trends of Health Care. 2. Health Care Systems. 3. Careers in Health Care. 4. Personal and Professional Qualities of a Health Care Worker. 5. Legal and Ethical Responsibilities. 6. Medical Terminology. 7. Anatomy and Physiology. 8. Human Growth and Development. 9. Cultural Diversity. 10. Geriatric Care. 11. Nutrition and Diets. 12. Computers and Technology in Health Care. 13. Medical Math. 14. Promotion of Safety. 15. Infection Control. 16. Vital Signs. 17. First Aid. 18. Preparing for the World of Work. Part II: SPECIAL HEALTH CARE SKILLS. 19. Dental Assistant Skills. 20. Laboratory Assistant Skills. 21. Medical Assistant Skills. 22. Nurse Assistant Skills. 23. Physical Therapy Skills. 24. Business and Accounting Skills.

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