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Diversified Health Occupations

ISBN-10: 141803021X

ISBN-13: 9781418030216

Edition: 7th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Louise M. Simmers

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The highly respected Diversified Health Occupations, now in its seventh edition, is the informational authority on careers in health care. Organized in two parts, the first section of the book presents foundational information required to pursue this career path. The second provides fundamental entry-level skills by specific careers, including medical assisting, dental assisting, and more. Carefully revised with new photos throughout, the seventh 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.
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Book details

List price: $160.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 3/7/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1104
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.896
Language: English

Preface
How to Use this Text
Acknowledgements
Basic Health Care Concepts and Skills
History and Trends of Health Care
Health Care Systems
Careers in Health Care
Personal and Professional Qualities of a Health Care Worker
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
Medical Terminology
Anatomy and Physiology
Human Growth and Development
Cultural Diversity
Geriatric Care
Nutrition and Diets
Computers in Health Care
Promotion of Safety
Infection Control
Vital Signs
First Aid
Preparing for the World of Work
Special Health Care Skills
Dental Assistant Skills
Laboratory Assistant Skills
Medical Assistant Skills
Nurse Assistant Skills
Physical Therapy Skills
Business and Accounting Skills
Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)
Correlation to National Health Care Skill Standards
Metric Conversion Charts
24-Hour Clock (Military Time) Conversion Chart
Glossary
References
Index