Key Features

  • Assignment sheets at the beginning of each chapter indicate the upcoming textbook and study guide assignments, and make it easy to prepare for what's coming next.
  • Critical thinking activities utilize realistic situations to help you analyze and apply what you’ve learned with games, role-playing situations, fun crossword puzzles, and independent study questions.
  • Pre-tests and post-tests provide a quick assessment of your knowledge prior to and after you study each chapter.
  • Key term exercises and assessments help in mastering new vocabulary.
  • Evaluation of Learning questions let you assess your understanding, evaluate your progress, and prepare for the certification examination.
  •  Practice for Competency sections include checklist worksheets to use in practicing clinical skills.
  • Evaluation of Competency checklists evaluate your performance versus stated objectives and performance standards, and include CAAHEP and ABHES standards.
  • Video evaluation activities include true/false questions relating to the procedural videos shown on the Evolve companion website.

Table of 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 Emergencie

Details

No. of pages:
928
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9780323263184
Electronic ISBN:
9780323263191
Electronic ISBN:
9780323263221
Print ISBN:
9781455748358