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Delmar s CLINICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE MEDICAL OFFICE, 3rd Edition explores the medical assisting duties performed in offices and clinical settings today. Organized in a chart format for quick reference and easy reading, the book covers documentation, terms and abbreviations, telephone assessments, lab and x-ray procedures, commonly prescribed drugs, and much more. This ideal reference for anyone in ambulatory care also includes sections on OB-GYN and pediatric screening and procedures to prepare learners for these specialized settings, while an all-new, coordinating pocket guide equips medical assistants on the move.
- Quick-Reference Format: Tabbed by section and color-coded with washable pages, the 3rd Edition of Delmar Learning's CLINICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE MEDICAL OFFICE has been redesigned for fast, flexible use.
- Expanded Topics: More procedures covered throughout the handbook include current Joint Commissions abbreviations, electronic medical record references, expanded figures, and full-color photography.
- Companion Websites: Streamline your preparation with the planning, teaching, testing, and grading tools on this book-coordinated website. Students can also access hands-on learning features and tools for better results in your course.
- Expanded Feature: "Hugs in the Hallway" includes new, real-world stories about effective, compassionate care giving—along with extra stories posted to the companion website!
- Assessment Tools: Handy in-office and telephone assessment charts teach readers what to ask patients with medical complaints.
- Documentation Examples: Clear examples show learners how to document chief complaints and the history of the illness, as well as the proper way to use a triage manual.
- Procedure Charts: Detailed clinical charts provide quick facts and trouble-shooting tips, along with step-by-step medical assisting procedures.
- Medications Reference: Commonly prescribed and over-the-counter drug tables provide correct spellings for error-free charting and patient care.
- "Hugs in the Hallway" Stories: These real-life stories center on the medical office today, and illustrate the importance of showing compassion to all patients.
2. Documentation Basics and Conducting In-Office Screenings.
3. Telephone Screenings.
4. Common Procedures in General Practice.
5. Pediatric Screenings and Procedures.
6. OB-GYN Screenings and Procedures.
7. Pharmacology References and Procedures.
8. Laboratory References and Procedures.
9. X-Ray and Diagnostic Examinations (Prep).
10. Emergency Procedures.
11. Hugs in the Hallway.