MP: Clinical Procedures for Medical Assisting with Student CD and Bind-in Card / Edition 2

MP: Clinical Procedures for Medical Assisting with Student CD and Bind-in Card / Edition 2

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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ISBN-13: 9780072974515
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 07/09/2004
Edition description: REV
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Clinical Medical Assisting

Section 1 The Medical Office Environment

1 Principles of Asepsis

2 Infection-Control Techniques

3 HIV, Hepatitis, and Other Blood-Borne Pathogens

4 Preparing the Examination and Treatment Areas

Section 2 Anatomy and Physiology

5 Organization of the Body

6 The Integumentary System

7 The Skeletal System

8 The Muscular System

9 The Nervous System

10 The Circulatory System

11 The Immune System

12 The Respiratory System

13 The Digestive System

14 The Endocrine System

15 Special Senses

16 The Urinary System

17 The Reproductive System

Section 3 Assisting with Patients

18 Interviewing the Patient, Taking a History, Documentation

19 Obtaining Vital Signs and Measurements

20 Assisting with a General Physical Examination

21 Providing Eye and Ear Care

Section 4 Specialty Practices and Medical Emergencies

22 Assisting with Examinations in the Basic Specialties

23 Assisting with Highly Specialized Examinations

24 Assisting with Minor Surgery

25 Assisting with Cold and Heat Therapy and Ambulation

26 Medical Emergencies and First Aid

Section 5 Physician's Office Laboratory Procedures

37 Laboratory Equipment and Safety

28 Introduction to Microbiology

29 Collecting, Processing, and Testing Urine Specimens

30 Collecting, Processing, and Testing Blood Specimens

Section 6 Nutrition, Pharmacology, and Diagnostic Equipment

31 Nutrition and Special Diets

32 Principles of Pharmacology

33 DrugAdministration

34 Electrocardiography and Pulmonary Function Testing

35 X-Rays and Diagnostic Radiology

Section 7 Externship

36 Medical Assisting Externships and Preparing to Find a Position

Appendix I Medical Assistant Role Delineation Chart

Appendix II Prefixes and Suffixes Commonly Used in Medical Terms

Appendix III Latin and Greek Equivalents Commonly Used in Medical Terms

Appendix IV Abbreviations Commonly Used in Medical Notations

Appendix V Symbols Commonly Used in Medical Notations

Appendix VI Professional Organizations and Agencies

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