Workbook for Saunders Essentials of Medical Assisting - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781416056751

Workbook for Saunders Essentials of Medical Assisting

2nd Edition

Authors: Diane Klieger
Paperback ISBN: 9781416056751
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 19th October 2009
Page Count: 1128

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Test your knowledge and gain confidence in performing medical assisting procedures! Designed to support Klieger’s Saunders Essentials of Medical Assisting, 2nd Edition, this workbook matches the textbook chapter for chapter, and provides a review of terminology and content, plus critical thinking and application exercises. Includes a helpful, all-inclusive appendix!

Key Features

  • Content review in each chapter includes a review of vocabulary, theory recall, multiple-choice questions, sentence completion, short answers, critical thinking, case studies, skill applications, and chapter quizzes.
  • Anatomy and Physiology chapters include labeling exercises.
  • A user-friendly appendix makes it easy to align forms or information sheets to specific procedures or chapters in the textbook.

Table of Contents

Section One: Strategies for Success

  1. Successful Learning
  2. Becoming a Professional
  3. Section Two: Foundational Concepts

  4. Diversity in Health Care Delivery
  5. Law and Ethics in Health Care
  6. Understanding Human Behavior
  7. Understanding Patient Behavior
  8. Effective Communication
  9. Communicating with Patients
  10. Nutrition
  11. Understanding Medical Terminology
  12. Section Three: Anatomy and Physiology

  13. Basic Anatomy and Physiology
  14. Cardiovascular System
  15. Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems NEW!
  16. Respiratory System
  17. Digestive System
  18. Nervous System
  19. Sensory System
  20. Skeletal System
  21. Muscular System
  22. Urinary System
  23. Reproductive System
  24. Endocrine System
  25. Integumentary System
  26. Section Four: Administrative Medical Assisting

  27. The Medical Office
  28. Computers in the Medical Office
  29. Medical Office Communication
  30. Medical Records and Chart Documentation
  31. Financial Management
  32. Medical Coding
  33. Medical Insurance
  34. Section Five: Clinical Medical Assisting

  35. Infection Control and Asepsis
  36. Preparing the Examination Room
  37. Body Measurements and Vital Signs
  38. Obtaining the Medical History
  39. Assisting with the Physical Examination
  40. Electrocardiography
  41. Radiography and Diagnostic Testing
  42. Therapeutic Procedures
  43. Specialty Diagnostic Testing
  44. Introduction to the Physician’s Office Laboratory
  45. Phlebotomy NEW!
  46. Laboratory Testing in the Physician's Office
  47. Understanding Medications
  48. Administering Medications
  49. Minor Office Surgery
  50. Basic First Aid and Medical Office Emergencies
  51. Section Six: Employment and Beyond

  52. Beginning Your Job Search



A. Common Abbreviations and Symbols

B. Common Prefixes and Suffixes

C. Common Laboratory Test Values

D. English-to-Spanish Guide NEW!



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About the Author

Diane Klieger

Affiliations and Expertise

Retired Program Director, Medical Assisting; Adjunct Medical Assisting Instructor, Pinellas Technical Education Centers, St. Petersburg, FL, USA