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Medical Transcription Fundamentals and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0131881434

ISBN-13: 9780131881433

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Sally Crenshaw Pitman, John H. Dirckx, Ellen B. Drake, Linda C. Campbell, Health Professions Institute Staff

List price: $138.80
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Teaching users how to transcribeactualmedical dictation so that they can develop the selective hearing skills and experience necessary to gain competency as a medical transcriptionist, this guide offers a unique combination ofauthentic physician dictationby body systems, coordinated readings and exercises by medical specialty, and supplementary information vital to every medical transcriptionist.Supports text with six hours of authentic physical dictationnot synthetic studio recording; all dictations are carefully selected for subject matter, professionally edited to delete confidential identifying information, and then sequenced in a way to promote comprehension and encourage learning. Groups tapes by medical specialty (i.e., dermatology, urology, gastroenterology, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, endocrinology, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, otorhinolaryngology, and radiology), with each dictation report offering the best example of its type for vocabulary density, technical content, and other instructional criteria; each report includes chart notes, letters, initial office valuations, consultations, history and physical examinations, discharge summaries, operative reports, emergency department reports, procedure notes, and diagnostic studies from each medical specialty.For anyone in the medical profession who wants to learn basic medical transcription, including medical assistants and legal transcription/court reporters.
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Book details

List price: $138.80
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/23/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 566
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.574
Language: English

Fundamentals of Medical Transcription
Medical Fundamentals
Perspectives on Medical Transcription
Style GuidePart Two
The Practice of Medical Transcription
Pulmonary Medicine
Cardiology and Hematology
Urology and Nephrology
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Quick-Reference Word List
Normal Lab Values