ISBN: 9780721697635
Page Count: 216
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $49.95

Medical Transcriptionist's Desk Reference,

by Carolyn Collins Gates, CMT
Spiral Bound
ISBN: 9780721697635
Page Count: 216
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $49.95
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This highly useful reference provides essential information that makes the task of transcribing medical reports easier and more efficient. Organized by the type of problem or issue transcriptionists are likely to encounter on the job - and written by an experienced, well-known medical transcriptionist - the format of this book is designed to significantly reduce "down time" spent researching information. It follows the AAMT style guidelines and provides quick access to facts related to anatomy, general medical terminology, and various medical specialties.
    • 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.
  • 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
  • Carolyn Collins Gates, CMT, Director of Medical Transcription, Lexington Medical Center, West Columbia, SC
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