Health Science Fundamentals / Edition 1

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Overview

Updated in a brand new edition, this book provides future health care providers with basic information and skills needed to enter the health care field in a variety of occupations. It equips learners with the skills necessary to research the many different occupations in need of educated and effective health care workers, and follows the National Health Care Skills Standards.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780136059929
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 6/1/2008
  • Series: Pearson Custom Health Professions Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 960
  • Sales rank: 906,209
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Health Science Fundamentals, Badasch

Table of Contents

Part 1 Becoming a Health Care Worker

Chapter 1 Introduction to Being a Health Care Worker

Chapter 2 Understanding Health Care Systems

Chapter 3 Finding the Right Occupation for You

Chapter 4 Employability and Leadership

Chapter 5 Understanding Legal Obligations

Chapter 6 Medical Ethics

Chapter 7 Wellness

Chapter 8 Teamwork

Chapter 9 Effective Communications

Part 2 Health Care Knowledge and Skills

Chapter 10 Medical and Dental Terminology

Chapter 11 Medical Math

Chapter 12 Measurements and the Scientific Process

Chapter 13 Your Body and How It Functions

Chapter 14 Human Growth and Development

Chapter 15 Mental Health

Chapter 16 Nutrition

Chapter 17 Measuring Vital Signs and Other Clinical Skills

Chapter 18 Therapeutic Techniques and Sports Medicine

Chapter 19 Medical Assisting and Laboratory Skills

Chapter 20 Controlling Infection

Chapter 21 Patient and Employee Safety

Chapter 22 Dental Assistant Skills

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