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This third edition is the most comprehensive and dynamic learning package on the market for Medical Assisting. It boasts the most skills and procedures covered and includes key areas either not found or lightly touched on in other books such as: History of Medicine, Professional Procedures, coverage of OSHA and CLIA, and transcription. All ABHES and CAAHEP competencies are covered. The new edition maps to the latest CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines for Medical Assisting Educational programs and the ABHES Program Requirements and Curriculum. Comprehensive Medical Assisting: Administrative and Clinical Competencies provides more opportunity for critical thinking through case studies, critical thinking questions, scenarios, and features tying to both of Delmar's Medical Assisting DVD series. The book also emphasizes softer skills such as professionalism and practical skills including how to comply with HIPAA regulations and deal with privacy issues on the job. Delmar is a part of Cengage Learning.

Designed to provide a foundation of law and ethics, Law, Liability, and Ethics for Medical Office Personnel applies these concepts to real-life situations in the health care environment. Case studies from actual legal procedures illustrate key points of law as well as ethical dilemmas faced in the medical office. This book helps medical assisting students interact with the legal profession, recognize when they need legal advice, and protect their future employers from medical malpractice complaints.
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Delmar’s Clinical Medical Assisting, Third Edition is part of a dynamic learning system that includes a textbook, workbook, interactive CD-ROM, and instructor support materials. The new edition maps to the latest CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines for Medical Assisting Educational programs and the ABHES Program Requirements and Curriculum. Delmar is a part of Cengage Learning.This edition provides great opportunities for critical thinking through case studies, scenarios, and features tying to both of Delmar’s Medical Assisting DVD series. New features include Spotlight on Certification for CMA, RMA, and CMAS, reflective of the 2005 CMA certification exam outline; HIPAA boxes; ABHES and CAAHEP Featured Competencies; and Critical Thinking question boxes.

In today's dynamic health care environment, medical assistants are playing an increasingly important role. DELMAR'S COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING: ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLINICAL COMPETENCIES, Fifth Edition, helps students gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in this rewarding, rapidly growing field. Known for its thorough coverage, extensive technical detail, and accurate, up- to-date content, this proven text covers clinical tasks such as taking patients' medical histories, recording vital signs, explaining procedures, and assisting care providers during exams, as well as administrative duties including managing patient information, electronic medical records (EMR), insurance documentation, billing, and bookkeeping. In addition, chapter material and learning objectives are clearly mapped to ABHES, CAAHEP, and MAERB competencies, with an increased focus on professionalism and personal effectiveness, to help students hone practical, real-world skills and prepare for certification. The text also supports effective teaching and learning with a variety of resources to facilitate course planning and help make the most of instructional time. Examples include lecture slides with embedded video, a test bank with 1,700 questions, online quizzes for student assessment, and the popular Critical Thinking Challenge application.

Medical assistants are being called upon more than ever before to perform complex tasks, to possess strong computer and patient screening skills, and to communicate effectively with patients and other medical professionals. Rooted in real-life, this book will give you the confidence to think on a higher level and develop problem solving skills, while learning the clinical competencies and technical skills needed to succeed on the job. The book’s practical toolbox approach, combined with hands-on electronic medical records training, will help you begin your journey to becoming a successful and professional clinical medical assistant.
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The Nurse's 3-Minute Clinical Reference is organized into four sections—Disorders, Treatments, Procedures, and Diagnostic Studies—with entries within each section organized alphabetically. Each Disorders and Procedures entry is six columns on a two-page spread; each Diagnostic Studies and Treatments entry is three columns on one page. Information is provided in brief bulleted points.

Part I covers more than 300 acute and chronic health problems including the newest conditions such as metabolic syndrome. Part II covers more than 50 treatments; Part III, more than 75 procedures; and Part IV, more than 130 diagnostic tests. Entries in each section follow a consistent format.

Now in its Second Edition with a new title, Best Practices: Evidence-Based Nursing Procedures is an excellent compilation of "best" practices based on current research and expert consensus findings. This timely, authoritative reference applies research findings directly to every aspect of nursing practice to guide nurses in performing procedures for patients with a full range of conditions and illnesses.

This edition provides a thorough update and review and includes new procedures and practices. Every entry is evidence-based, identifies the sources of the evidence, and now includes manufacturer recommendations. Nursing diagnoses, expected outcomes, and unexpected outcomes (complications) are now discussed for each procedure.

This guide helps medical-surgical nurses develop outcome standards as required by JCAHO. Nurses learn how to develop plans of care that achieve appropriate outcomes for patients with cardiovascular, respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, endocrine, reproductive, musculoskeletal, integumentary, hematologic, immunologic, and psychiatric and mental health disorders. Measurement criteria and interventions help ensure desired outcomes. Content is organized by body system and disorder so nurses can find the information they need in seconds.

The quick and easy way to master medical-surgical nursing and use your knowledge in real-world situations

If you're looking for a fun, fast review that boils medical-surgical nursing down to its most essential, must-know points your search ends here! Medical-Surgical Nursing DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition is a complete yet concise overview of the major body systems and the diseases and disorders that can affect them. You will learn about hallmark signs and symptoms, treatment, and nursing intervention so you have the knowledge to help your patients as a student and as a nurse once you start your career.

Studying is easy and effective with key objectives, important terms, brief overviews, tables and diagrams, and NCLEX-style questions throughout the book. The book ends with a comprehensive final exam that covers all the content found in Medical-Surgical Nursing DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition.

This fast and easy guide offers:

  • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
  • An NCLEX-style quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses
  • Coverage of diagnostic tests and treatment options
  • A final exam at the end of the book
  • A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Medical-Surgical Nursing DeMYSTiFieD is your shortcut to mastering this essential nursing topic.

Great for course exams and as an NCLEX review!

This authoritative, best-selling textbook of medical-surgical nursing includes comprehensive coverage of diseases and disorders of the adult client. Numerous updates to the text, as well as its state-of-the-art ancillary package, make the Tenth Edition the most up-to-date book of its kind on the market. New chapters include: end-of-life care, genetic perspectives in nursing practice, management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, assessment and management of patients with biliary system disorders, management of patients with oncologic and degenerative neurological disorders, and management of patients affected by terrorism. Completely revised and updated chapters include: preoperative nursing management, intraoperative nursing management, and postoperative nursing management. Also new to this edition are concept maps relating NANDA diagnoses with NIC and NOC classification systems and boxed charts alerting nurses to genetic components related to diseases and disorders affecting various body systems. There will be a companion Website for students and faculty, an instructor's resource CD-ROM and more!