Medical

Medical Terminology and Clinical Procedures

3rd Edition (Revised)

Author: Mary Bird SRN FAMS

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1475999402

Category: Medical

Page: 338

View: 8722

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.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Scientific and Technical Translation Explained

A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Beginners

Author: Jody Byrne

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317642031

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 246

View: 2991

From microbiology to nuclear physics and chemistry to software engineering, scientific and technical translation is a complex activity that involves communicating specialized information on a variety of subjects across multiple languages. It requires expert linguistic knowledge and writing skills, combined with the ability to research and understand complex concepts and present them to a range of different audiences. Using a combination of interdisciplinary research, real-world examples drawn from professional practice and numerous learning activities, this introductory textbook equips the student with the knowledge and skills needed to get started in this exciting and challenging field. It examines the origins and history of scientific and technical translation, and the people, tools and processes involved in translating scientific and technical texts. Scientific and Technical Translation Explained provides an overview of the main features of scientific and technical discourse as well as the different types of documents produced. A series of detailed case studies highlight various translation challenges and introduce a range of strategies for dealing with them. A variety of resources and exercises are included to make learning effective and enjoyable. Additional resources and activities are available on Facebook.
Medical

Essential Clinical Procedures E-Book

Author: Richard W. Dehn,David P. Asprey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455723061

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 3455

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

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: 9035

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

Mastering Medical Terminology -EBOOK PUB3 / EPUB

Australia and New Zealand

Author: Sue Walker,Maryann Wood,Jenny Nicol

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729585700

Category: Medical

Page: 680

View: 7436

Mastering Medical Terminology: Australia and New Zealand 2e is the essential resource for Australian and New Zealand health students seeking to develop their medical vocabulary. Structured to maximise learning through practice, the textbook is divided logically into five modules to guide the learner through the fundamentals of word structure and meaning. It supports the study and understanding of human body structure and function and the application of medical terminology in a healthcare environment. Australian and New Zealand terminology, perspectives, spelling and pronunciation More than 15 different types of activities including crossword puzzles, anagrams, MCQs, match the column, fill in the blank, label the diagram, analyse and interpret medical documents and word building exercises Over 100 supporting illustrations and tables Simple and understandable explanations for complex medical terms Pronunciation guide for medical terms Supporting resources on evolve, including: - eBook on VitalSource Instructor Resources: - Lesson plans - Semester Plan - PowerPoint slides - Test Bank - Image collection Fully revised and updated to reflect current medical terminology and the healthcare environment Content written with updated medical, diagnostic and therapeutic information An extensive range of activities, exercises and questions in each chapter to reinforce learning and apply to clinical practice Includes eBook on VitalSource
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: 1476

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.
Medical

Kanski's Klinische Ophthalmologie

Eins systematischer Ansatz

Author: Brad Bowling

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 3437171712

Category: Medical

Page: 896

View: 6976

Ob Diagnostik oder Therapie – KANSKIs Klinische Ophthalmologie stellt die verschiedenen Augenerkrankungen klar und praxisgerecht dar und vermittelt Ihnen das gesamte Know-how. Seit rund 30 Jahren ein weltweiter Bestseller! Anatomisch gegliedert und systematisch strukturiert, mit hochwertigen klinischen Fotos und Zeichnungen in Kombination mit prägnanten Texten und detaillierten Schemazeichnungen zu Anatomie und Physiologie – „der Kanski" ist das DAS Standardwerk der Augenheilkunde. Das Besondere am Kanski ist auch seine Didaktik – schnell erfassbare Texte plus die dazu passenden Abbildungen helfen Ihnen beim Verstehen und Einprägen der Inhalte. Neu in der 8. Auflage: Rund 900 neue Abbildungen Beschreibung neuer Therapieansätze, z.B. bei Katarakten Aufnahme neuer Behandlungsmethoden, z.B. Laser, Kryotherapie Aktualisierte Nomenklatur der Krankheitsbilder Ob erfahrender Augenarzt oder Arzt in der Weiterbildung - mit KANSKIs Klinische Ophthalmologie sind Sie auf der sicheren Seite!
Medical

Manual of Clinical Procedures in Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, and Rodents

Author: Steven E. Crow,Sally O. Walshaw,Jennifer Boyle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119949327

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 1559

Manual of Clinical Procedures in Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, and Rodents is the third edition of this esteemed veterinary medicine classic. The Third Edition offers readers expanded coverage of small exotic mammals such as gerbils, hamsters, and guinea pigs, alongside a thorough revision of the common procedures for dogs, cats, and rabbits. Organized in the same user-friendly format of earlier editions, the Manual is an essential purchase for small and exotic animal veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
Medical

Clinical Procedures for Ocular Examination, Third Edition

Author: Nancy Carlson,Daniel Kurtz

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071811516

Category: Medical

Page: 488

View: 2474

The most thorough step-by-step guide to ocular examination procedures. Presents detailed step-by-step procedures for over 125 ocular evaluation techniques. Revised and updated, this edition features at-a-glance summaries of multi-step procedures as well as new procedures including corneal topography, pharmacological pupil testing, and photostress test.
Medical

Comprehensive Medical Assisting Exam Review: Preparation for the CMA, RMA and CMAS Exams

Author: J. P. Cody

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133007929

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 2605

Prepare your students for the CMA, RMA, or CMAS certification examinations with COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING EXAM REVIEW, Third Edition. The book includes test information and preparation sections, review content on general, administrative, and clinical topics, and pre- and post-test exams for each test type. The new edition conforms to the latest content outlines from the AAMA and AMT. The accompanying CD-ROM includes over 1,600 questions and is fully customizable for individual study needs. Delmar is a part of Cengage Learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Medical

Aspects of the Computer-based Patient Record

Author: Harold P. Lehmann,Patricia A. Abbott,Nancy K. Roderer,Adam Rothschild,Steven Mandell,Jorge Ferrer,Robert E. Miller,Marion J. Ball

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475738730

Category: Medical

Page: 316

View: 4073

One of the hottest political issues today concerns ways to improve national healthcare systems without incurring further costs. An extensive study by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in the United States formally reported that computer-based patient records are absolutely necessary to help contain the cost explosion in health care. The information obtained from experts, the studies conducted, and the conclusions that went into the IOM's report have now been collected in Aspects of the Computer-Based Patient Record. A large portion of the volume discusses the state-of-the-art in existing computer-based systems as well as the essential needs which must be addressed by future computer-based patients' records. A final section in the book discusses implementation strategies for changing to the electronic system and practical issues: Who will bear the final cost? How and when will healthcare providers who use the system be trained? This volume contains the concise, valuable information which hospital administrators, hospital systems designers, third-party payer groups, and medical technology providers will need if they hope to successfully transit to hospital systems which use a computer-based patient record.
Medical

Clinical Procedures for Ocular Examination, Third Edition

Author: Nancy B. Carlson,Daniel Kurtz

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071370783

Category: Medical

Page: 487

View: 3896

Clinical Procedures for Ocular Examination, Third Edition, is a must-have resource for students and practitioners involved in eye care. This concise handbook provides detailed, step-by-step procedures for performing each examination technique. Each technique is then described by purpose, indication, equipment, set-up, recording, and examples—all accompanied by updated graphics and photographs. The latest technologies and techniques in the field of vision care are covered in this comprehensive guide. Features of the Third Edition *Step-by-step procedures for each exam procedure *Convenient summaries of practical how’s and why’s, without distracting theory *New procedures include corneal topography, pharmacological pupil testing, photostress test, and more *Expanded tables, such as cranial nerve screening and refraction flow chart *Updated references and norms
Medical

Sourcebook for Medical Speech Pathology

Author: Lee Ann C. Golper

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781565938618

Category: Medical

Page: 436

View: 1408

Updated and revised edition of an invaluable reference text of terminology and medical procedures in speech pathology. Includes new terminology, abbreviations, and diagnostic tests. Terminology is well-organized and clearly presented according to the specialty area in which it is likely to be encountered. Includes current information on documentation procedures consistent with new models of service delivery.TEXTBOOK
Medical

Introduction to Health Science Technology

Author: Louise M Simmers

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1418021229

Category: Medical

Page: 656

View: 2246

Based on the best-selling Diversified Health Occupations, Introduction to Health Science Technology provides the health science technology student with basic entry level knowledge required for a variety of health care careers, including medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, computer training, leadership, team building skills and in-depth medical math. It is also a highly practical resource that covers the core information needed to pursue a career in health care, from an introduction to the health care industry to descriptions of health-related careers to legal and ethical responsibilities of health care workers. Carefully revised with new photos throughout, the second edition includes updated information on the Food Guide Pyramid, infection control information, standards for blood pressure that concur with AMA and AHA recommendations, and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Business & Economics

The Design of Everyday Things

Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge

Author: Norman Don

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800648105

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 6801

Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“
Medical

Today's Medical Assistant - E-Book

Clinical & Administrative Procedures

Author: Kathy Bonewit-West,Sue Hunt,Edith Applegate

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323311520

Category: Medical

Page: 1336

View: 1183

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.
Architecture

Medical and Dental Space Planning

A Comprehensive Guide to Design, Equipment, and Clinical Procedures

Author: Jain Malkin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471266485

Category: Architecture

Page: 624

View: 2899

Medical

Delmar Learning’s Clinical Handbook for the Medical Office, Spiral bound Version

Author: Michelle Heller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133691560

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 343

Delmar 's CLINICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE MEDICAL OFFICE, 3rd Edition explains the medical assisting duties performed in offices and clinical settings today. Organized in a chart format for quick reference and easy reading, the book explores 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, as well as an all-new, coordinating pocket guide—for medical assisting on the move! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Medical

Clinical Procedures in Veterinary Nursing

Author: Victoria Aspinall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702058823

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 6091

"..this book is also worth having close at hand for unfamiliar situation.." Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Vet Nurses Today, March 2015 All the principal basic procedures are covered Uses a step-by-step ‘action/rationale’ approach for maximum clarity Covers companion animals and exotic species Never struggle to find definitive information on basic procedures again A reference guide to best practice for both qualified and trainee veterinary nurses and veterinary technicians Presents full colour artworks and photographs throughout Includes brand new chapter on Minor Surgical Procedures Includes brand new chapter on Basic Clinical Procedures in the Horse Anaesthesia sections have been extensively updated Gives access to the Aspinall online library of clinical procedures videos