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Comprehensive medical assisting : administrative and clinical competencies

Author
Lindh, Wilburta Q., author.
Preferred Title
Delmar's comprehensive medical assisting
Title
Comprehensive medical assisting : administrative and clinical competencies / Wilburta Q. Lindh, Carol D. Tamparo, Barbara M. Dahl, Julie A. Morris, Cindy Correa.
Format
Book
Edition
Sixth edition.
Published
Australia : Cengage Learning, [2018]
©2018
Description
xxx, 1570 pages : illustrations (color) ; 29 cm
URL
- (Contributor biographical information) https://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1702/2016953587-b.html
- (Publisher description) https://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1702/2016953587-d.html
- (Table of contents only) https://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1702/2016953587-t.html
Other contributors
Tamparo, Carol D., 1940- author.
Dahl, Barbara M., author.
Morris, Julie A., author.
Correa, Cindy, author.
Notes
Preceded by Delmar's comprehensive medical assisting / Wilburta Q. Lindh, Marilyn S. Pooler, Carol D. Tamparo, Barbara M. Dahl, Julie A. Morris, Angela P. Rein. Fifth edition. 2014.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Ch. 1. The medical assisting profession
  • Ch. 2. Health care settings and the health care team
  • Ch. 3. Coping skills for the medical assistant
  • Ch. 4. Therapeutic communication skills
  • Ch. 5. The therapeutic approach to the patient with a life-threatening illness
  • Ch. 6. Legal considerations
  • Ch. 7. Ethical considerations
  • Ch. 8. Emergency procedures and first aid
  • Ch. 9. Creating the facility environment
  • Ch. 10. Computers in the medical clinic
  • Ch. 11. Telecommunications
  • Ch. 12. Patient scheduling
  • Ch. 13. Medical records management
  • Ch. 14. Written communications
  • Ch. 15. Medical documents
  • Ch. 16. Medical insurance
  • Ch. 17. Medical coding
  • Ch. 18. Daily financial practices
  • Ch. 19. Billing and collections
  • Ch. 20. Accounting practices
  • Ch. 21. Infection control and medical asepsis
  • Ch. 22. The patient history and documentation
  • Ch. 23. Vital signs and measurements
  • Ch. 24. The physical examination
  • Ch. 25. Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Ch. 26. Pediatrics
  • Ch. 27. Male reproductive system
  • Ch. 28. Gerontology
  • Ch. 29. Examinations and procedures of body systems
  • Ch. 30. Assisting with minor surgery
  • Ch. 31. Diagnostic imaging
  • Ch. 32. Rehabilitation and therapeutic modalities
  • Ch. 33. Nutrition in health and disease
  • Ch. 34. Basic pharmacology
  • Ch. 35. Calculation of medication dosage and medication administration
  • Ch. 36. Cardiac procedures
  • Ch. 37. Regulatory guidelines for safety and quality in the medical laboratory
  • Ch. 38. Introduction to the medical laboratory
  • Ch. 39. Phlebotomy: venipuncture and capillary puncture
  • Ch. 40. Hematology
  • Ch. 41. Urinalysis
  • Ch. 42. Basic microbiology
  • Ch. 43. Specialty laboratory tests
  • Ch. 44. The medical assistant as clinic manager
  • Ch. 45. The medical assistant as human resources manager
  • Ch. 46. Preparing for medical assisting credentials
  • Ch. 47. Employment strategies.
Subject headings
Medical assistants.
Physicians' assistants.
Medical offices--Management.
Medical subjects
Allied Health Personnel.
Physician Assistants.
Clinical Competence.
Practice Management, Medical.
ISBN
9781305964792
1305964799

Holdings

Library
Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
R728.8 .L56 2018
Location
Columbus Library - Stacks
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