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Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Four new procedure videos: Release of Medical Information, Preparing a Medical Record, Wheelchair Transfer, and Peak Flow Measurement
    • The most up-to-date information on emerging topics in the field including patient care protocol, pharmacology, and laboratory testing
    • Expanded information on the Electronic Medical Record, including the recording of prescriptions and laboratory documents
    • Updated pharmacology table of drugs commonly administered and prescribed in the medical office
    • Current information on the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard along with a new video
    • Expanded information on CLIA-waived testing kits and CLIA-waived automated analyzers
    • New ADA guidelines for interpreting blood glucose test results
    • The PT/INR laboratory test and PT/INR home testing
    • End-of-chapter terminology review now contains broken down word parts
    • New interactive math review on the companion Evolve website

Key Features

      • 76 procedures are presented in a clear, step-by-step format along with underlying principles and illustrations, with procedure videos included on the companion DVDs.
      • Chapter outlines and learning objectives prepare you for the skills and concepts you will be learning.
      • What Would You Do? What Would You Not Do? case studies challenge you to apply your knowledge to realistic medical office situations -- and a practitioner's response is included for comparison.
      • Putting It All Into Practice and Memories from Externship boxes feature real medical assistants sharing personal, on-the-job experiences.
      • Patient Teaching boxes prepare you for effective communication, with detailed instructions on how to answer questions and how to explain medical concepts and procedures.
      • Charting examples help you understand the process for charting your own procedures.
      • Certification Review sections summarize points that are essential to know for the certification examination.
      • Highlight boxes emphasize important topics that influence the world of medical assistant.
      • Key Terms and Terminology Review help you master medical assisting terminology.
      • Medical Practice and the Law highlights important legal and ethical issues.
      • Apply Your Knowledge helps you assess your comprehension.
      • On the Web provides up-to-date lists of websites for further research and study.
      • Student resources on a companion Evolve website feature animations, activities and games including Road to Recovery, an interactive math review, Apply Your Knowledge multiple-choice questions, and 76 step-by-step video procedures.

    Author Information

      By Kathy Bonewit-West, BS, MEd, Coordinator and Instructor, Medical Assistant Technology, Hocking College, Nelsonville, OH, Former member, Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants

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    Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition
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    • Imprint: Saunders
    • Copyright: 2011