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Medical Transcription Guide Do's and Don'ts

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ISBN-10: 0721606849

ISBN-13: 9780721606842

Edition: 3rd 2005

Authors: Marcy O. Diehl

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A quick reference for the medical transcriptionist, this book provides basic rules of grammar as well as current trends in the field. Its especially useful in searching for help with an obscure rule or in reinforcing a common practice. Using short chapters, this text provides the Dos the grammatical rule, its exceptions, and its variations, along with examples; and the Donts any common contradictions of that rule. Examples are taken from medical writing rather than general writing. Easy-to-use format provides numbered topics in each chapter, which are followed by Dos and Donts in quick, easy sentences. Spiral binding allows book to lay flat so MTs can refer to a rule without taking…    
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Book details

List price: $66.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/27/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Abbreviations and Symbols
Address Formats for Letters and Forms of Address
Brief Forms, Short Forms, and Medical Slang
The Colon
The Comma
Drugs and Drug References
Electronic Mail
Envelope Preparation
Exclamation Mark
Faxing Documents
HIPAA Guidelines
History and Physical Format
Hyphen Use and Word Division
Laboratory Terminology and Normal Values
Letter Format
Medical Reports
Memos, Minutes, and Other Reports
Metric System
Obstetric Terms
Period and Decimal Point
Plural Forms
Progress Notes or Chart Notes
Proofreading and Revisions
Question Mark
Quotation Marks
Reference Materials and Publications
Rules to Transcribe by
Slang Expressions and Unusual Medical Terms
Spacing with Punctuation Marks
Underlining and Italics
Vitae Format and Preparation
Working From Home
Zip Codes Appendices
Abbreviations Commonly Used
Selected Abbreviations
Brief Forms, Short Forms, and Medical Slang
French Words Used in Medical Records
Genus and Species Names, Clinically Significant Current Taxonomy
Homonyms and Sound-alike Words
Laboratory Terminology and Normal Values
Latin Phrases
Plural Forms
Sound Variations of Syllables
Unusual Medical Terms