Medical Transcriptionist's Desk Reference

1st Edition


  • Carolyn Gates
    • Print ISBN 9780721697635

    Key Features

    • Intuitive, problem-based organization presents information by type of problem or situation that transcriptionists are likely to encounter, for fast, efficient reference.
    • A broad scope provides just the right amount of information for answers to the most common issues that most medical transcriptionists encounter.
    • Authored by a well-known and respected professional, her expertise gives the reader confidence in the value, accuracy, and relevance of the material.
    • Written to specifically reflect the AAMT style guidelines, for a direct tie-in with the accepted national standard.
    • The best "first reach" book for time-saving and accuracy -it often provides the answer immediately, or otherwise directs the user to the next level search.

    Table of Contents

    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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