FORREST GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER ADVANCED MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION, FOURTH EDITION is a highly practical guide providing advanced training in medical transcription and terminology. Ideal for use as a classroom resource or a self-paced learning aid, the text includes a complete course of lessons to help readers acquire or sharpen transcription skills and prepare for success as a healthcare documentation specialist in hospitals, medical practices, laboratories, or legal and business environments. The new fourth edition features numerous chapters dedicated to individual medical specialties, providing an overview of each specialty; relevant abbreviations, terminology, and pronunciations; anatomical illustrations; transcription tips; and useful websites. Complementing the chapter material are special features to enhance learning and hone practical skills, including activities devoted to critical thinking and professional ethics, as well as audio transcription exercises offering practice with live dictation. Forrest General Medical Center Advanced Medical Transcription has been thoroughly updated to reflect important developments in the field, including electronic filing, HIPAA standards, new rules and regulations, evolving best practices, current forms and examples, and other trends and issues relevant for today's medical transcription professionals.
Table of Contents
2. Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery.
3. Infectious Diseases.
4. Otorhinolaryngology & Oral Surgery.
6. Gastroenterology & Gastric Surgery.
9. Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN).
14. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.
16. Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging.
17. Respiratory/Pulmonary Medicine.
19. Correspondence and Proofreading.
20. Professionalism and Ethics.
List of dictating doctors with ethnic accent for each
List of confusing words.
List of drugs, trade name with corresponding generic name.
List of medical instruments.
Types of sutures and suture materials.
Types of anesthesia.
Types of dressings.
Types of surgical incisions.
Types of operative positions.
"Do Not Use" list from The Joint Commission.
Two-state postal codes from United States Postal Service.