Hillcrest Medical Center: Beginning Medical Transcription Course / Edition 6

Hillcrest Medical Center: Beginning Medical Transcription Course / Edition 6

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Cengage Learning


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Hillcrest Medical Center: Beginning Medical Transcription Course / Edition 6

This best-selling transcription book is now printed in full color, enhancing the anatomical illustrations presented. The book and practice software create a simulation approach, giving learners a working knowledge of the medical reports most commonly used in hospital and ambulatory care settings. Learners transcribe a variety of reports from inpatient case studies taken from actual medical reports. Organized by body system, reports transcribed include history and physical examination, operative, pathology, radiology, and discharge summary.

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ISBN-13: 9781401841089
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/24/2004
Edition description: REV
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 11.22(h) x 0.26(d)

About the Author

Patricia A. Ireland has worked as a medical transcriptionist since 1968 and has been teaching in the field for over thirty years. A certified medical transcriptionist since 1981, Ms. Ireland has worked in various settings, including hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices, as well as two years including 2 years in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Ms. Ireland currently lives in San Antonio, Texas, where she works part-time as a medical transcriptionist, teaches online at Gatlin Education Services, and is an active member of the Alamo Chapter of the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI).

Mary Ann Novak, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor for the Information Management Systems and College of Applied Sciences and Arts in the Southern Illinois University. She is a member of Delta Pi Epsilon and Phi Delta Kappa.

Table of Contents

PREFACE. INTRODUCTION. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION. UNDERSTANDING MEDICAL RECORDS. MODEL REPORT FORMS FOR HILLCREST MEDICAL CENTER. REFERENCES. CMTips. TRANSCRIPTION USING THE STUDENT DISK. UNDERSTANDING MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY. CASE STUDIES. Case 1 - The Reproductive System. Case 2 - The Musculoskeletal System. Case 3 - The Cardiopulmonary System. Case 4 - The Integumentary System. Case 5 - The Urinary System. Case 6 - The Nervous System. Case 7 - The Digestive System. Case 8 - The Endocrine System. Case 9 - The Lymphatic System. Case 10 - The Respiratory System. QUALI-CARE CLINIC. SKILL BUILDING EXERCISES. APPENDIX. INDEX

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