Medical Transcriptionist

Medical Transcriptionist's Desk Reference

This highly useful reference provides essential information that makes the task of transcribing medical reports easier and more efficient. Organized by the type of problem or issue transcriptionists are likely to encounter on the job - and written by an experienced, well-known medical transcriptionist - the format of this book is designed to significantly reduce "down time" spent researching information. It follows the AAMT style guidelines and provides quick access to facts related to anatomy, general medical terminology, and various medical specialties.

Medical Transcriptionists students and new professionals.

Spiral Bound, 216 Pages

Published: May 2003

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-9763-5


  • Chapter 1: Medical Transcription Formatting
    Rules & Style
    Sample Medical Reports & Letters

    Chapter 2: Medical Terminology
    Prefixes, Suffixes and Combining Forms
    General Terms

    Chapter 3: Physical Examination Terms

    Chapter 4: Body Systems Word Lists

    Chapter 5: Oncology
    Cancer Classifications
    Radiation Oncology Terms
    Oncology Medications

    Chapter 6: Laboratory Tests

    Chapter 7: Microbiology

    Chapter 8: Radiology Studies

    Chapter 9: Drug List

    Chapter 10: Confusing Words, Abbreviations & Eponyms
    Commonly Misused Words
    Commonly Used Medical Abbreviations
    Medical Eponyms


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