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Overview

The sixth edition of Medical Transcription: Techniques and Procedures by Marcy O. Diehl is an essential training tool in all aspects of the medical transcription field. You'll find essential information on formats for transcribing letters, chart notes, emergency room notes, history and physical examinations, and operative and specialty reports, and the various types of equipment used. With the arrival of speech recognition technology, this text also includes important editing and proofreading tools for a more comprehensive education in the evolving industry of medical transcription.

Valuable tools include: Numerous exercises for effective training in all aspects of editing and proofreading medical documents. Actual medical documents to aid in developing skills using a variety of specialized formats. NEW to this edition! Revised HIPAA guidelines and updated information on new medical transcription technology. NEW to this edition! Updated information for preparing to take the Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT) and Registered Medical Transcriptionist (RMT) examinations. NEW to this edition! A quick-reference guide to punctuation and grammar rules. NEW to this edition! Revised Student CD-ROM with chapter-specific quizzes, CMT/RMT examination preparation tools, and "real-life" transcription exercises. NEW to this edition! Evolve companion website that features "Snippets"-a simulation of the transcription portion of the certification examination. The site also includes chapter quizzes, CMT/RMT examination preparation tools, and related weblinks. Medical Transcription: Techniques and Procedures, Sixth Edition, leads the way, providing you with all the necessary tools to begin aproductive career in medical transcription.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416023470
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 2/26/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Table of Contents


Career Role and Responsibilities
The Medical Transcriptionist's Career, Including Ethical and Legal Responsibilities     1
Tools of Transcription
Equipment and Technology     27
Transcription Guidelines
Punctuation     49
Capitalization     91
Transcribing Numbers, Figures, and Abbreviations     105
Letter Transcription     131
Proofreading, Making Corrections, and Quality Assurance     159
Using Reference Books: Learn How to Get Help From the Experts     187
Word Endings: Plurals, Nouns, and Adjectives     215
Grammar Review     229
Medical Records and Reports
Medical Chart Notes and Progress Notes     255
Preparation of a History and Physical Examination Report     283
Preparation of Miscellaneous Medical Reports     319
Correspondence and Business Documents
Writing Business Documents: Email, Memos, Agendas, Minutes, and Policies     351
Establishing Your Career and Applying for Transcribing Positions     373
Appendices
Answers to Tests     397
Reference Materials     435
Medical Documents     495
Index     557
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2010

    This is an excellent book for beginners learning to become a medical transcriptionist.

    This book helps in grammar, dictation, research, and medical terms. I would highly recommend this book.

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