Pearson's Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Assisting / Edition 1

Pearson's Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Assisting / Edition 1

by Nina Beaman, Bonnie Pearson Education
     
 

Having a balanced understanding of legal and ethical concepts and applying them to a multitude of real-life clinical and administrative situations is essential to any health professional.  This text provides this balance by helping health professionals understand both the intention as well as the realities of the law.  All the while, preparing them for

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Having a balanced understanding of legal and ethical concepts and applying them to a multitude of real-life clinical and administrative situations is essential to any health professional.  This text provides this balance by helping health professionals understand both the intention as well as the realities of the law.  All the while, preparing them for the major ethical considerations and dilemmas they may encounter. 

Written in a straightforward manner aimed at health professionals in a variety of settings, this book introduces the reader to many topics affecting health care today such as the legal system, patient/physician relationship, professional liability and malpractice prevention, confidentiality, physician's public duties, medical records, and bioethical issues.  Through this introduction healthcare professionals will better understand the ethical obligations to the patient, the employer, and themselves.

For Medical Assisting students.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131990425
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/29/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

VOLUME II - Anatomy and Physiology

19.  Body Structure and Function.

20.  The Integumentary System.

21.  The Skeletal System.

22.  The Muscular System.

23.  The Nervous System.

24.  The Senses.

25.  The Cardiovascular System.

26.  The Immune System.

27.  The Respiratory System.

28.  The Digestive System.

29.  The Urinary System.

30.  The Endocrine System.

31.  The Reproductive System.

Appendices

Appendix A. Tables:  Assisting with Medical Specialties.

Appendix B. Abbreviations, Symbols and Measurements.

Appendix C. Common Medical Terminology Prefixes and Suffixes.

Appendix D. Glossary.

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