Medical

Medical Terminology and Clinical Procedures

3rd Edition (Revised)

Author: Mary Bird SRN FAMS

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1475999402

Category: Medical

Page: 338

View: 928

Illustrated with almost 100 clear figures this book demystifies the basis of medical terminology, explaining the way medical terms are formed. Concise descriptions of the structure and function of the human body, diseases and conditions afflicting people, together with medical and surgical procedures used to treat patients, are all included. It also contains the meanings of commonly used medical and pharmaceutical abbreviations.
Medical

Medical Terminology and Clinical Procedures

Author: Mary Bird,Mary Bird Srn Fams

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781475999396

Category: Medical

Page: 317

View: 3504

Illustrated with almost 100 clear figures this book demystifies the basis of medical terminology, explaining the way medical terms are formed. Concise descriptions of the structure and function of the human body, diseases and conditions afflicting people, together with medical and surgical procedures used to treat patients, are all included. It also contains the meanings of commonly used medical and pharmaceutical abbreviations.
Medical

Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book

Author: Kristin J. Holtgrew-Bohling

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323341144

Category: Medical

Page: 704

View: 2466

Master the role of the veterinary technician in large animal care! Large Animal Clinical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition helps you learn to set up, assist, and follow through on medical procedures and treatment regimens for domestic large animals. A comprehensive guide, this book not only defines the veterinary technician’s responsibilities in daily livestock care and hospital management, but includes separate sections on horses, cattle, sheep and goats, pigs, and llamas and alpacas, covering husbandry, clinical procedures, surgical procedures, and common diseases for each. This edition adds new chapters on livestock nutrition and diagnostic imaging. Written by noted veterinary technician educator Kristin Holtgrew-Bohling, this book is useful in preparing for certification exams and everyday practice. A practical approach makes this text useful in classes and in clinical situations, so veterinary technicians, acting under instructions of veterinarians, can plan and follow through on procedures and treatment regimens for large animals. A focus on the veterinary technician’s responsibilities explains why and how a procedure is performed, and the roles that you fill in preparing for, assisting in, and following up the procedure. Full-color photographs and line drawings show step-by-step procedures in areas such as restraint, bandaging, physical examination techniques, and diagnostic procedures. Coverage of the essential large animal-related tasks in the CVTEA Manual of Accreditation for Veterinary Technology Programs prepares you to pass the Veterinary Technology National Exam. Coverage of husbandry and breeds demonstrates how day-to-day housing and feeding affect the care of many large animal diseases, and also helps you provide quality client education. A section on the livestock industry provides comprehensive coverage of safety and handling, reproduction, and nutrition, so you can better understand the practices, procedures, and decisions in large animal veterinary medicine. A section on llamas and alpacas helps you understand the health and maintenance of these increasingly popular domestic animals — in the U.S., there are more than 12,000 alpaca herds and 25,000 llama owners. Proper medical terminology is included in a comprehensive glossary, helping you communicate effectively with clients and with other professionals. Learning features enhance critical thinking and decision making with case studies, clinical applications, key terms, chapter outlines, learning objectives, and Technician Notes. NEW livestock Nutrition and Diagnostic Imaging chapters provide a basic understanding of these subjects so you can perform history taking, correctly calculate rations for large animals, and fulfill your role in large animal diagnostic imaging. NEW Appendix of Vitals and Terminology provides a quick, at-a-glance reference for critical information. NEW! Supplemental chapters on the Evolve companion website cover the husbandry, clinical procedures, surgical procedures, and common diseases of poultry.
Medical

Essential Clinical Procedures E-Book

Author: Richard W. Dehn,David P. Asprey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455723061

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 9499

Written by foremost experts in the field, the 3rd Edition of Essential Clinical Procedures presents the latest common diagnostic and treatment-related procedures that you need to know as a physician assistant! Clear and concise, this medical reference book leads you step-by-step through over 70 techniques commonly seen in primary care and specialist settings, equipping you to deliver the best and safest care to your patients. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Visualize procedures and other important concepts clearly through over 300 high-quality illustrations. Ensure the safe execution of procedures with a focus on patient preparation and the proper use of instruments, as well as highlighted warnings to alert you to potential dangers that can occur when performing various treatments. Be fully prepared for any situation with guidance on the possible complications, rationales, and precautions behind many common procedures. Understand the ins and outs of nonprocedural issues, including informed consent, standard precautions, patient education, and procedure documentation. Get all the hands-on guidance you need to provide safe and effective care to your patients with Essential Clinical Procedures! Understand the "must-know" aspects of the most commonly seen conditions with a systematic presentation featuring consistent headings and supporting color images. Quickly access core information through high-yield margin notes and consistent formatting across all chapters. Stay abreast of the latest procedures with a brand-new chapter and images on Reduction of the Shoulder/Finger Subluxations, plus many other updates throughout.
Medical

An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care

Author: Andrew R. Hutton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443100756

Category: Medical

Page: 383

View: 1727

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. A knowledge of medical terminology is essential for employment in many health care professions. This attractive and easy to use self-teaching text provides a simple, interactive and comprehensive guide to the language of medicine.
Medical

Introduction to Medical Terminology

Author: Ann Ehrlich,Carol L. Schroeder

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133951740

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 9441

Designed for the beginning health care student, INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 3E simplifies the process of learning hundreds of complex medical terms. The See and Say pronunciation system makes pronouncing unfamiliar terms easy. Because word parts are integral to learning medical terminology, mastery of these building blocks is emphasized in every chapter. Organized by body system, chapters begin with an overview of the structures and functions of that system so you can relate these to the specialties, pathology, diagnostic, and treatment procedures that follow. A workbook offers word part and comprehensive medical terminology reviews, flashcards, and learning exercises in a variety of formats that require written answers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Clinical medicine

Today's Medical Assistant

Clinical and Administrative Procedures

Author: Kathy Bonewit-West,Edith Applegate

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032331127X

Category: Clinical medicine

Page: 1336

View: 4087

Launch your career in medical assisting with Today''s Medical Assistant, Clinical & Administrative Procedures, 3rd Edition! Bringing together the clinical know-how of Kathy Bonewit-West, the administrative expertise of Sue Hunt, and the anatomy and physiology knowledge of Edith Applegate, this hands-on guide uses easy-to-follow language and detailed visuals to walk readers through all of the medical knowledge, procedures, and skills needed for success in today''s fast-paced medical office. Not only does this new edition incorporate the latest standards and competencies throughout all of its content and resources, but it also includes an incredibly wide assortment of engaging learning tools and activities that help readers fully understand and demonstrate those competencies. If you want to be fully prepared for tomorrow''s medical assisting profession, then look no further than Today''s Medical Assistant! Consistent and meticulous coverage throughout the main text, Evolve resources, study guide, and SimChart for the Medical Office provide reliable content and unparalleled accuracy on the responsibilities of the modern medical assistant. The most up-to-date content outfits readers with the latest information and insights on key topics such as: electronic medical records (EMR), HIPAA, and advanced directives documentation, evaluation & management, office and hospital services (billing & coding) emergency preparedness ICD-10 coding medical office technology medical asepsis, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard; AIDS & Hepatitis, latex glove allergies vital signs pediatrics, immunization information, IM injection (theory), child abuse colonoscopies IV therapy CLIA waived tests Unique learning aids throughout the book include: procedure charting examples outlines, detailed learning objectives, and key terms for each chapter Highlight boxes What Would You Do? What Would You Not Do? boxes Patient Teaching boxes On the Web boxes Putting It All into Practice boxes Memories from Practicum boxes glossary of key terms Arsenal of engaging activities on the Evolve companion site gives users a fun way to practice their medical assisting knowledge. Over 120 procedures give readers clear, illustrated guidance on each step of every procedure. The procedural videos on the Evolve companion site enable users to view the procedures in action. 8th grade reading level makes material approachable and easy to understand for all types of readers. Full-color design makes the book visually stimulating. NEW! Chapter on nutrition underscores the CAAHEP curriculum''s emphasis on nutrition by covering all of the latest nutritional information that pertains to today''s medical assistants. NEW! Updated chapters on emergency preparedness and medical records ensure readers are up to date on the latest advances and rulings in these topical areas. NEW! Updated content aligned to the most recent CAAHEP and ABHES competencies ensures readers have the latest information needed to obtain employment and long-term success on the job. NEW! Expanded resources on Evolve now include videos, video evaluations, and practice examinations for the CMA, RMA, CCMA, and CMAA. NEW! Tie-in with SimChart for the Medical Office links important text content to opportunities for hands on practice working on Elsevier''s educational EHR. NEW! Updated photographs and illustrations give readers a closer look at today''s most pertinent information and skills for the medical assistant. NEW! Expanded A&P key terminology sections give readers ample terminology reinforcement, including proper pronunciations.
Science

An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Medical Terminology

Author: Janet Amundson Romich

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 113312576X

Category: Science

Page: 560

View: 3395

Providing the ultimate terminology reference for veterinary assistants and technicians, AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO VETERINARY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY, 4e provides an engaging, systematic approach to learning medical terms and understanding basic principles of veterinary medicine. This user-friendly textbook delivers a unique pedagogical presentation that makes it a comprehensive learning resource. Focusing on how medical terms are formed, analyzed, and defined, the text discusses anatomical landmarks, the positioning of animals, and the relationships between body parts. It also introduces terms used in the animal industry. Case studies illustrate how medical terminology is experienced in real-world practice, and an audio wordlist enables readers to hear the terms they are learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Health & Fitness

Concise Medical Dictionary

Author: Elizabeth Martin

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199687811

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 864

View: 755

Written by a team of medical experts, this market-leading illustrated dictionary contains 12,400 authoritative entries covering all aspects of medical science. The text has been fully revised and updated for this new edition to reflect the very latest in medical knowledge and practice. Entries are accessible and jargon-free and are complemented by over 145 illustrations and diagrams. This brand new edition includes over 450 new entries and features up-to-date coverage of public healthmedicine and general practice, drugs and pharmacology, endocrinology (particularly diabetology), and cardiology, amongst other specialist areas. Recommended web links are provided for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Medical Dictionary Companion website, and appendices have been expanded to include units of alcohol and the calculation of alcohol by volume, and a table of inherited medical conditions. Selling over a million copies in previous editions, this is an essential A-Z for students and those working in the medical and allied professions, including nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, social workers, hospital administrators, and medical secretaries. It is also an invaluable home reference guide for the general reader.
Medical

Medical Language for Modern Health Care

Third Edition

Author: David Allan,Karen Lockyer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077571045

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 3212

Medical Language for Modern Health Care, third Edition, uses a Contextual Learning approach to introduce medical terminology within a healthcare environment. Chapters are broken into lessons that present and define terminology through the context of A & P, pathology, as well as clinical and diagnostic procedures. The text is setup in a way that covers one topic at a time, offering contextual content, tables, and exercises all in one place. Word Analysis and Definition Tables provide a color-coded guide to word parts and combining forms, as well as definitions and pronunciations. Now featuring newly added chapters covering Geriatrics, Oncology, Radiology, and Pharmacology. With unfolding patient case studies and documentation, students are introduced to various roles in the healthcare environment, illustrating the real-life application of medical terminology.
Health & Fitness

Introduction to Health Care

Author: Dakota Mitchell,Lee Haroun

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 130557477X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 624

View: 1013

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, Fourth Edition, provides an easy-to-read introduction to the foundational skills necessary for a range of health care professions. This trusted text offers a comprehensive, yet highly accessible survey of both soft skills and basic clinical skills for those entering health care training programs or considering a career in health care. To prepare you for the realities of modern practice, the authors emphasize core competencies required by all health care professions, including communication, infection control, and professionalism. The text features a strong focus on developing critical thinking skills (thinking like a health care professional) through a five-step problem-solving model that includes assessing a situation, considering alternatives, choosing an appropriate alternative, evaluating the results, and revising as needed. This unique approach makes INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, Fourth Edition, an ideal resource to help you transition from simple memorization to effective application of professional skills in a real-world setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Medical Terminology: A Short Course

Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323265243

Category:

Page: 440

View: 1884

Quickly master the basics of medical terminology and begin speaking and writing terms almost immediately! Using Davi-Ellen Chabner's proven learning method, Medical Terminology: A Short Course, 7th Edition omits time-consuming, nonessential information and helps you build a working medical vocabulary of the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. Medical terms are introduced in the context of human anatomy and physiology to help you understand exactly what they mean, and case studies, vignettes, and activities demonstrate how they're used in practice. With all this plus medical animations, word games, and flash cards on the Evolve companion website, you'll be amazed at how easily medical terminology becomes part of your vocabulary.Self-teaching text/workbook approach reinforces learning every step of the way with labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and review sheets throughout the book.Clear, non-technical explanations demystify medical terminology even if you've had little or no background in science or biology."Picture Show" activities, practical case studies, and vignettes demonstrate real-life applications of medical terms in describing describe pathology and procedures.Full-color images illustrate anatomical and pathological terms.""Principal Diagnosis""feature shows how medical terms are used in clinical practice by asking you to read physician notes about a case and determine the patient s principal diagnosis."First Person" narratives help you understand diseases and conditions from the patient s perspective."Spotlight" feature identifies and clarifies potentially confusing terminology. ""Medical Terminology Check Up"" at the end of each chapter reinforces your understanding of key concepts.Labeled illustrations in the Spanish glossary present Spanish terms for major anatomical structures.A tablet-optimized Evolve companion website includes word games, learning exercises, audio pronunciations, animations, an anatomy coloring book, electronic flash cards, and more. NEW andUPDATEDmedical informationkeeps you current with today s healthcare terminology, and includes new illustrations clarifying difficult concepts and procedures. IMPROVED! Evolve resources" "are now optimized for tablet use, and mobile-optimized versions of the flash cards and quick quizzes make it easier for on-the-go study and review. "
Medical

Pocket Medical Terminology

Author: Andrew Hutton

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780443074561

Category: Medical

Page: 383

View: 4998

This pocket-sized, medical term "dictionary" organizes entries according to body systems and medical topics, making specific words easy to locate. Quick reference boxes in each section enable users to look up terms according to common names or learn the medical terminology for common words, and page numbers are provided to facilitate cross-referencing. Small, "pocket guide" format is convenient and easy to use in any setting. Numerous features promote easy referencing of information, including page numbers and quick reference boxes. Medical terminology definitions and content is relevant to all areas of health care.
Medical

Mosby's Medical Terminology Flash Cards - E-Book

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323227597

Category: Medical

Page: 1200

View: 5227

Fun, quick, and easy to study while on the go, Mosby’s Medical Terminology Flash Cards, 3rd Edition provide a great tool for learning and reviewing medical terms. 600 full-color flash cards help you memorize the prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms used to build medical terms. Updated with the latest medical terms and illustrations, these flash cards include word-building examples and Spanish translations. And you can now study flash cards and take quizzes on your smartphone! Full-color illustrations help you remember terms and their word parts. Word-building examples show how word parts are used to create medical terms — including the most commonly diagnosed diseases and disorders, as well as treatments and procedures. Indexing by body system makes it easy to organize and study terms. Spanish translations of word parts and terminology are included. Alphabetical index and suggested learning activities in a companion booklet make it easy to find specific cards and study the cards in a variety of different ways. Durable, hole-punched design allows you to put sets of cards on a metal ring or cord for on-the-go study. NEW! Smaller 3" x 5" card format helps you memorize — anywhere and anytime — the prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms used to build medical terms. NEW! Mobile-optimized flash cards and quizzes allow you to study the flash cards and take quizzes using your smartphone.
Medical

Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants

Author: Kathy Bonewit-West

Publisher: Saunders Limited.

ISBN: 9780721654133

Category: Medical

Page: 667

View: 8497

This text describes the clinical skills and laboratory procedures used in the medical office. It presents step-by-step directions, with rationales, of various procedures, including: the checking of vital signs; the administration of medication; collection of specimens; emergency procedures; and tests for allergies, pregnancy and mononucleosis. The text also reviews: the use of new instruments such the tympanic themometer; new systems such as the Tubex Injection System and the Unopette System for white blood cells; and the latest guidelines for mammograms and paediatric immunization.
Medical

Medical Transcription

Techniques and Procedures

Author: Marcy O. Diehl

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9781437704396

Category: Medical

Page: 549

View: 1677

Synopsis: As the role of medical transcriptionists undergoes significant changes arising from new and evolving technology, refined skills are necessary to thrive in the new environment. This practical text prepares transcriptionists for the demands of their evolving role, including proofreading, editing, and transcribing via computer, while also addressing other equipment used in the profession. Authentic medical transcription documents illustrate formats for medical charts, history and physical exams, operative, x-ray, pathology and other reports. Includes shortcuts for computer formatting! Skill drills teach students to use references to verify information and to become familiar with new and unusual industry terms. Exercises and helpful hints encourage students to practice proofreading and editing skills. Grammar skills are demonstrated and practiced through individual chapters to bolster fundamental knowledge of punctuation, abbreviations, symbols, word endings and more. Explanations of the latest HIPAA guidelines regarding patient confidentiality, risk management and medical records provide guidance on adhering to regulations. Details on advances in speech recognition technology and trends in transcription software, including software for the sight-impaired, prepare students for technology encountered in the workplace. Information about the Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT) exam and the new Registered Medical Transcriptionist (RMT) exam, including possible future developments, is included. Punctuation and Grammar Rule synopses are located on the inside front and back covers for quick and easy reference. Completely revised student CD-ROM features chapter-specific quizzes, CMT exam preparation materials, and "real life" transcription exercises.
Medical

Medical Language Instant Translator -

Author: Davi-Ellen Chabner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323378447

Category: Medical

Page: 334

View: 3969

Find quick, practical explanations of specialized medical terminology! Davi-Ellen Chabner’s Medical Language Instant Translator, 6th Edition provides a handy reference that’s ideal for everyday use in the classroom and in the health care environment. Access key information on diagnostic tests and procedures, commonly misunderstood medical terms, and interpreting medical reports. Find coverage of the top 100 prescription drugs, medical abbreviations, symbols, and acronyms, and more. Based on Chabner’s The Language of Medicine, this compact resource makes it easier to understand complicated medical terms and communicate more effectively. Quick, portable access makes it easy to find information on key medical terms, abbreviations, common diagnoses, and more. Medical Terms Easily Confused section helps you distinguish between commonly misunderstood medical terms. Diagnostic Tests and Procedures section addresses commonly performed diagnostic tests and procedures and why they are ordered. Body Systems sections include labeled, full-color illustrations for a handy review of anatomy. Other translations of medical language include sections on acronyms, eponyms, symbols, plurals, surgical terminology and technology, prescription drugs, and complementary and alternative medicine. NEW Understanding Medical Reports section helps you navigate through the terminology and background of clinical procedures and tests. NEW terms and definitions reflect the latest advances in health care. UPDATES provide the latest information on topics such as health care organizations, certifications, and professional designations.
Medical

Medical Terminology Systems

A Body Systems Approach

Author: Barbara A Gylys,Mary Ellen Wedding

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803658680

Category: Medical

Page: 591

View: 3036

You’ll begin by learning the parts of word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes. Then, use your understanding of word parts to learn medical terminology. Mnemonic devices and engaging, interactive activities make word-building fun and easy, ensuring you retain the information you need for success.

Essentials of Medical Language

Author: Karen Lockyer,David Allan

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 1259295753

Category:

Page: 640

View: 7536

Medical

Mosby's Veterinary PDQ

Author: Margi Sirois

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323241603

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 500

No veterinary technician should be without this pocket-sized reference! Ideal for the clinical setting, Mosby’s Veterinary PDQ, 2nd Edition provides quick access to hundreds of veterinary medicine facts, formulas, lab values, and procedures. Coverage includes key topics such as pharmacology, math, animal care, common diseases, diagnostic procedures, imaging techniques, parasite identification, urinalysis, blood tests, and other lab work. This full-color, practical guide makes it easy to find the information that is most useful in practice! Easy-to-read charts and tables provide quick access to key information that is commonly used but rarely memorized. Valuable formulas, conversions, and lab values make it easy to look up the data needed to deliver safe and effective veterinary care. Quick-access format is organized into 10 tabbed, color-coded sections, and makes it easy to find facts quickly. Full-color photos and line drawings illustrate procedures and tests, dental and surgical instruments, parasites, and urine and blood analysis. Compact size easily fits in the busy vet tech’s pocket. Spiral binding allows you to lay the book flat or keep it open to a page that is commonly referred to. Durable pages can endure the wear and tear of the clinical setting, and may be easily wiped clean. NEW step-by-step procedures include blood collection and injection techniques. NEW drug information covers the newest pharmacologic agents, ensuring you are up to date with uses, adverse side effects, and dosage forms. Coverage of NEW test kits describes the newest testing products available. Increased coverage of capnography and monitoring of patients under anesthesia provides information on these key topics. Added photos of cells and urine sediment show urinalysis and fecal examinations, which are both routinely performed.