Health Science Fundamentals

ISBN-10: 0136059929
ISBN-13: 9780136059929
Edition: 7th 2009
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Book details

List price: $127.40
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/18/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 960
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.192
Language: English

Substantially revised in a new edition, Health Science Fundamentals: Exploring Career Pathwaysprovides future health care providers with basic information and skills needed to enter the health care field in a variety of occupations. It equips learners with the skills necessary to research the many different occupations in need of educated and effective health care workers. This book provides more activities than any other program and emphasizes essential employability skills and professionalism. It has also been revised to meet the latest NCHSTE Accountability Criteria Standards.

Procedures
Preface
The Parts of This Book
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Becoming a Health Care Worker
Introduction to Being a Health Care Worker
History of Health Care
Early Beginnings
Medicine in Ancient Times
The Dark Ages (A.D. 400-800) and the Middle Ages (A.D. 800-1400)
The Renaissance (A.D. 1350-1650)
The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
The Eighteenth Century
The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Language Arts Linkndash;Medical Treatments: from Ancient Times Through Present Day
The Advancement of Nursing
Patient Care Today
Language Arts Linkndash;Historical Contributions
A Look Back and an Overview of the Future
Medical Ethics
Summary
Section Review Questions
Whatrsquo;s New?ndash;New Vaccines
Becoming a Health Care Worker
Health Care Education
Appearance and Hygiene
Standards of Behavior
Personal Characteristics
Contentsiii Contents frontmatter.qxp 4/11/2008 7:20 AM Page iii Body Language
Maintaining Confidentiality
Summary
Section Review Questions
Chapter Review
Understanding Health Care Systems
Health Care Providers
Types of Health Care Providers
Government Agencies
Volunteer Agencies
Managed Carendash;Quality Care and Managed Care
Ambulatory Care

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