Medical Transcriptionist's Desk Reference

1st Edition


  • 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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