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Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants

Learn the procedures and skills you need to succeed as a medical assistant! Clinical Procedures for Medical Assistants, 9th Edition provides clear, step-by-step instructions for common office procedures such as taking vital signs, collecting and processing lab specimens, preparing patients for examinations, and assisting with office surgeries. Written by expert educator Kathy Bonewit-West, this full-color edition covers the latest competencies and topics in today's medical assisting practice including emergency preparedness and the updated fecal occult blood testing procedure. The Evolve companion website includes videos of 84 procedures described in the book, preparing you to become a competent clinical medical assistant.

Hardbound, 864 Pages

Published: February 2014

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-4834-1

Contents

  • 1. The Medical Record 
    2. Medical Asepsis and the OSHA Standard
    3. Sterilization and Disinfection
    4. Vital Signs
    5. The Physical Examination,
    6. Eye and Ear Assessment and Procedures
    7. Physical Agents to Promote Tissue Healing
    8. The Gynecologic Examination and Prenatal Care
    9. The Pediatric Examination
    10. Minor Office Surgery
    11. Administration of Medication and Intravenous Therapy
    12. Cardiopulmonary Procedures
    13. Colon Procedures and Male Reproductive Health
    14. Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
    15. Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory
    16. Urinalysis
    17. Phlebotomy
    18. Hematology
    19. Blood Chemistry and Immunology
    20. Medical Microbiology
    21. Emergency Preparedness and Assisting with Medical Emergencies
    Appendix A: Medical Abbreviations
    Glossary
    Index

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