Lippincott's Textbook for Clinical Medical Assisting / Edition 1

Lippincott's Textbook for Clinical Medical Assisting / Edition 1

by Julie B. Hosley, Hosley, Elizabeth A. Molle-Matthews, Elizabeth A. Molle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781714575

ISBN-13: 9780781714570

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This clinical textbook covers every aspect of clinical medical assisting, including: infection control, basic clinical procedures, assisting in specialized areas of practice, and clinical lab procedures. The text's strong content meets all criteria set forth by the AAMA role delineation document and the criteria for registration set by the AMT.

Special features

Overview

This clinical textbook covers every aspect of clinical medical assisting, including: infection control, basic clinical procedures, assisting in specialized areas of practice, and clinical lab procedures. The text's strong content meets all criteria set forth by the AAMA role delineation document and the criteria for registration set by the AMT.

Special features include: numerous step-by-step procedures with rationales; specific documentation instructions and examples for each procedure; special instructions for medical emergencies in the medical office; patient education techniques; and much more. The book's excellent pedagogy and numerous full-color illustrations enhance the learning experience

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781714570
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
777
Product dimensions:
8.69(w) x 11.21(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1   Performing Clinical Duties      1
     1   Asepsis and Infection Control     2
     2   Medical History and Patient Interview   26
     3   Anthropometric Measurements and Vital Signs   42
     4   Physical Examination   74
     5   Instruments and Equipment   90
     6   Assisting With. Minor Office Surgery 110
     7   Pharmacology 146
     8   Preparing and Administering Medications 158
    
Unit 2   Assisting with Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures 195  
     9   Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 196
   10   Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures   
         Associated With the Integumentary System
206
   11  Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Associated   
         With the Musculoskeletal System
230

   12  Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures
         Associated With the Neurologic System

266

   13  Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Associated  
         With the Sensory System

288

   14  Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Associated
         With the Endocrine System

320

   15  Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Associated
         With the Cardiovascular System

336

   16  Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Associated 
         With the Immunologic System

368

   17  Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Associated
         With the Respiratory System

384

   18  Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures
         Associated With the Gastrointestinal System

402

   19  Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Associated 
         With the Urinary System

426

   20  Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Associated
         With the Male Reproductive System

438

   21  Assisting With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures Associated
         With the Female Reproductive System

452
 
Unit 3   Assisting With Special Patient Populations 487
   22   Pediatric Patients 488
   23   Geriatric Patients 516
 
Unit 4   Assisting With Special Procedures                 531
   24   Diagnostic Imaging 532
   25   Medical Office Emergencies 546
       
Unit 5   Performing Laboratory Procedures 569
   26   Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory 570
   27   Microbiology 592
   28   Urinalysis 612
   29   Phlebotomy 638
   30   Hematology 660
   31   Serology and Immunohematology 682
   32   Clinical Chemistry 700
   
Appendices 716
Glossary 733
Index 752

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